Devils’ Severson sidelined with fractured ankle

Newark, NJ ( – New Jersey Devils rookie defenseman Damon
Severson is expected to be sidelined for the next 4-to-5 weeks with a hairline
fracture in his left ankle.

Severson had played in each of New Jersey’s first 32 games before being a late
scratch for Wednesday’s game against Ottawa.

The 20-year-old Manitoba native has four goals and eight assists for 12 points
this season.