Klesla put on injured reserve with broken hand
Columbus Blue Jackets
He was hurt in a 3-1 victory Wednesday night against St. Louis.
The 23-year-old Klesla missed the first 12 games of the season after he was diagnosed with a stress fracture in his right leg on Sept. 26. He returned Nov. 1 and scored a goal in the Blue Jackets' 5-1 loss to the Edmonton Oilers.
Klesla was the first draft pick in franchise history, and was chosen fourth overall in 2000. He has 15 goals and 33 assists in 206 career games.
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