Detroit Red Wings forward Andrew Copp sidelined with broken cheekbone

The Detroit Red Wings received some unfortunate news as forward Andrew Copp has been sidelined with a broken cheekbone, ruling him out of an important game against the Pittsburgh Penguins. This injury comes at a critical time for the Red Wings, who are in a tight race for a playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.

Copp, who was injured in a recent game against the Washington Capitals after taking a high stick to the face, has been a key player for the Red Wings this season. His absence will leave a significant gap in the lineup, as he has contributed 13 goals and 33 points in 77 games.

Despite the setback, the Red Wings are determined to push forward and continue their pursuit of a playoff berth. Coach Derek Lalonde emphasized the need for other players to step up and fill the void left by Copp’s absence. The team will look to players like Zach Aston-Reese to provide energy and support in Copp’s absence.

The Red Wings are facing a tough challenge in the Penguins, who have been on a hot streak in their recent games. With playoff implications on the line, every game is crucial for the Red Wings as they look to secure a spot in the postseason.

As the Red Wings navigate through this injury setback, they remain focused on the task at hand and are determined to compete at their best to secure a playoff berth. The team’s resilience and determination will be tested as they battle through adversity and aim to finish the season strong.

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