NEW YORK, NY – APRIL 24: Jonathan Huberdeau #11 of the Florida Panthers skates against the New York Islanders in Game Six of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2016 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Barclays Center on April 24, 2016 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. The Islanders won the game 2-1 in double overtime to win the series four games to two. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) The Florida Panthers will be leaving West Point Sunday night with another injury to deal with. During their preseason win over the New Jersey Devils Saturday night, the Panthers lost Jonathan Huberdeau with a lower body injury that GM Tom Rowe described to the as “long term.” Sun-Sentinel’s Harvey Fialkov
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Huberdeau will be out 3-4 months. [ Sign up to play Yahoo Fantasy Hockey for free | Mock Draft | Latest news] The injury occurred early in the first period when Huberdeau got tied up behind the New Jersey net with defenseman Sergey Kalinin. As the two untangled, Kalinin’s skate landed on the back of Huberdeau’s foot. Huberdeau, who inked , joins a six-year extension last month Nick Bjugstad as Panthers players who will not be on the roster opening night. Bjugstad is expected to . miss four weeks with a broken hand – – – – – – – is the associate editor for Sean Leahy on Yahoo Sports. Have a tip? Email him at Puck Daddy email@example.com or follow him on Twitter!