Tyutin out with sprained ligament in left knee

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NEW YORK -- Rangers defenseman Fedor Tyutin will be out
three to four weeks because of a sprained ligament in his left

Tyutin was injured Thursday night early in the second period of
New York's 4-3 shootout loss to Pittsburgh. An MRI exam Friday
confirmed the sprain of the medial collateral ligament.

The 23-year-old Tyutin has appeared in 64 games this season --
his third in the NHL. He has two goals and 12 assists and ranks
second on the team with 146 hits.