Pens' Roberts breaks leg in awkward fall, out indefinitely

Updated: December 29, 2007, 11:16 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

PITTSBURGH -- Penguins forward Gary Roberts broke his left leg while tangling awkwardly with Buffalo's Tim Connolly midway through the second period of Pittsburgh's 2-0 win Saturday night.

As Connolly fell in the left circle in Buffalo's end, the 41-year-old Roberts went down with him and struck his left leg hard on the ice, breaking his fibula.

A stretcher was brought out but Roberts did not use it.

The Penguins are uncertain how long Roberts will be out.

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