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Ducks' Matt Beleskey, Sami Vatanen sidelined after injuries
Ducks' Matt Beleskey, Sami Vatanen sidelined after injuries

Already dealing with defensive holes, the Ducks announced Tuesday there are more voids to fill. Forward Matt Beleskey will be sidelined two to four weeks with a shoulder injury and defenseman Sami Vatanen four to six weeks because of a leg injury. Beleskey, who has scored 21 goals, was hurt in the first period Sunday when he was knocked into the boards by Washington defenseman John Carlson during a 5-3 Ducks loss at Honda Center. Vatanen, who has 12 goals and 34 points, twisted his leg in the first period. “We’ll find ways, hopefully, to offset both of their losses,” Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau said. “The sense of urgency is now.” To fill the absences,...

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