Marian Gaborik injury: Blue Jackets winger out indefinitely with broken collarbone

Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

Gaborik's return from injured reserve ended terribly, and now Columbus could be without him for another extended period of time.

Less than a period into his return from injured reserve on Saturday, Columbus Blue Jackets winger Marian Gaborik suffered a broken collarbone and will be out indefinitely.

Gaborik was injured in the first period on Columbus' first scoring play. Gaborik skated into the zone and passed the puck away before getting sandwiched between Zac Rinaldo and Brayden Coburn.


Gaborik left the game and didn't return. This is tough news for Gaborik, who was participating in his first game since missing the last 17 games with a knee sprain. The Blue Jackets have struggled without their top scorer and now will play most of the rest of the regular season without him.

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