Wild Forward Out Long-Term

According to Joe Smith, the injury Minnesota Wild forward Ryan Hartman is dealing with is considered "more long-term."
Hartman was injured during a fight against Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Jarred Tinordi on Sunday. Given his importance to the Wild, this is certainly concerning. The 28-year-old center is coming off of a season that saw him score 34 goals and record 65 points in 82 games. Therefore, replacing him while he is out will not be an easy task for the Wild.

At the time of this writing, a specific timeline for Hartman has not been established, but Smith's report of his injury being long-term is not ideal. We will have to keep our eyes open for an update from here.

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