Pens LW Malone out 4-6 weeks with broken arm

Updated: October 22, 2006, 1:18 PM ET
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PITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday announced that left wing Ryan Malone will be sidelined 4-6 weeks with a broken right forearm.

Malone suffered the injury Saturday in Pittsburgh's 5-3 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets.

A fourth-round draft selection in 1999, Malone has just one assist in seven games this season. The 26-year-old Pittsburgh native has 44 goals and 44 assists in 165 career games with the Penguins.