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Red Wings' Franzen out with torn ACL

Updated: October 9, 2009, 5:02 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

Detroit Red Wings forward Johan Franzen has suffered a torn ACL and will be out for at least four months, the team announced Friday.

Franzen was injured in Thursday night's 3-2 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks, a game in which Franzen scored the game-winning goal during the second period.

"It's a huge impact because he's a huge player for us," Red Wings coach Mike Babcock told ESPN.com's Pierre LeBrun on Friday. "But like I always say when things don't look good, we just ...

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