Kyle Quincey fractures cheekbone

Updated: March 18, 2013, 10:07 PM ET
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VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Detroit Red Wings defenseman Kyle Quincey will need surgery after fracturing a cheekbone Friday night in Edmonton.

Red Wings general manager Ken Holland said Saturday that Quincey flew home to Detroit after he was injured. Quincey was hurt when a shot hit the shaft of his stick and ramped up into his face.

Holland told MLive on Monday that Quincey will be out for 4-6 weeks.

Quincey has a goal and an assist in 26 games this season.

Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.