Blue Jackets' Gaborik out 3-4 weeks with knee sprain Staff

11/15/2013 4:46:02 PM

Columbus Blue Jackets right winger Marian Gaborik will miss three-to-four weeks with a sprained knee.

The Blue Jackets announced the injury through their official Twitter account Friday afternoon.

Gaborik, 31, has scored five goals and six assists in 17 games with the Blue Jackets in 2013-14.

The Slovak winger has scored 341 career NHL goals and 344 assists in 786 career NHL games with the Blue Jackets, Minnesota Wild and New York Rangers.

He was originally selected third overall by the Wild at the 2000 NHL Entry Draft. He was acquired by the Blue Jackets at the 2013 NHL trade deadline from the Rangers in exchange for Derick Brassard, John Moore, Derek Dorsett and a 2014 sixth-round draft pick.