According to TSN, the Calgary Flames announced on Tuesday that defenseman Mark Giordano will be out for six to eight weeks with a broken ankle and right winger Lee Stempniak will be out "week-to-week" with a broken foot.
Both players suffered the injury on the recent Calgary Flames' road trip. Giordano, the Flames' captain, was injured in the Flames' 3-2 win in Los Angeles last Monday, while Stempniak's injury came in the Flames' 5-1 loss to the Dallas Stars last Thursday.
Both Giordano and Stempniak had got off to fantastic starts for the Flames. Stempniak had four goals and five assists for nine points, while Giordano had two goals and seven assists for nine points. Jiri Hudler leads the team with 13 points, followed by Sean Monahan with 10 points.
The Flames next play against Toronto tomorrow night. Game time is 6:00 p.m.
In other hockey news, former Calgary Flame Chuck Kobasew, who is currently playing for the Pittsburgh Penguins, will be out three to four weeks with a lower body injury. Kobasew had notched two goals so far this season.