Avs Preissing Out 4-6 Weeks

Updated: September 22, 2009 at 8:14 pm by Kevin Dupuis

64Avalanche defenseman Tom Preissing will be out of action for 4 to 6 weeks following arthroscopic knee surgery.  Preissing was traded to Colorado last season from LA along with Kyle Quincey  for Ryan Smyth.  Preissing was a valuable fantasy defenseman before he joined the Kings.  He had 43 points in 05/06 with San Jose and was plus-40 with 38 points in 06/07 playing for Ottawa.  I would stay away from him this year, even without the injury.

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Colorado Avalanche, Kyle Quincey, Ryan Smyth, Tom Preissing