Avalanche's Koci suffers broken hand against Blues

DENVER (AP) — Colorado Avalanche forward David Koci broke his right hand in the team's game against the St. Louis Blues on Monday night.

Koci was injured when he fought Blues forward D.J. King 2:21 into the game. He left the ice without going to the penalty box.

Avalanche coach Joe Sacco said he didn't know when Koci could return.

Koci has one goal in 42 games.