The team announced Monday that he has a bruised left foot and suffered the injury during Sunday night's game against Vancouver when he blocked a slap shot from the Canuck's Jason Garrison. He was helped off the ice and could not put any weight on his injured foot.
Stastny was the third-leading scorer for the Avalanche, with eight goal and eleven assists. He had not previously missed a game for Colorado this season. During his seven year career in the NHL Stastny has 134 goals and 259 assists and is a strong player to have on your team. The Avalanche will be looking to Matt Duchene or Ryan O'Reilly as their starting center.
Stastny has been getting a lot of trade talk lately, since he has one year left on his deal at $6.6 million per year. If Duchene and O'Reilly prove their worth while Stastny's gone, he may be looking for a new job next season.
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