Martin St. Louis hit in face by puck

Updated: December 9, 2011, 2:18 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Martin St. Louis will be out of the Tampa Bay Lightning lineup indefinitely because of facial and nasal fractures sustained Thursday morning when he was struck in the face by a shot taken in practice by teammate Dominic Moore.

St. Louis sat out Thursday night against the New York Rangers, ending his consecutive games streak at 499 games -- the third-longest current run in the NHL. The Lightning announced the star forward's injuries in a statement and said St. Louis would return ...

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