Blue Jackets' Joonas Korpisalo to miss 4-6 weeks after knee surgery
Goalie recently named all-star; Matiss Kivlenieks recalled from AHL Cleveland
Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Joonas Korpisalo will be sidelined four to six weeks with a knee injury.
The team said Tuesday the 25-year-old Finn had surgery to repair torn cartilage in his right knee. He was hurt during a shootout in a 3-2 loss to Chicago on Sunday night.
WATCH | Korpisalo injured during the shootout:
Korpisalo started slowly this season but has been stellar in the past month. He was selected to participate in the NHL all-star game on Jan. 25 in St. Louis, but the injury likely will prevent that.
Korpisalo joins at least eight teammates who are sidelined with injuries. He was hurt trying to stop a shot from Chicago's Jonathan Toews in the first round of the shootout.