Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Rasmus Rissanen has suffered a medial collateral ligament (MCL) injury and will be sidelined three to four weeks, general manager Ron Francis said Monday.
Rissanen was injured Sunday in the Canes’ 3-2 road victory against the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Rissanen, 23, was recalled March 2 from the Charlotte Checkers (AHL) and made his NHL debut March 6 against the Minnesota Wild. He was playing his sixth NHL game when injured Sunday.
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