Flames' Iginla out indefinitely with sprained knee

CALGARY, Alberta -- Calgary Flames star Jarome Iginla will
be sidelined for at least a week after spraining a ligament in his
left knee.

"It's always tough getting injured, but it's part of hockey and
a lot of guys go through it," Iginla said Friday. "Thankfully
over my career, I haven't had that many. I'll deal with this one
and try to get back as soon as I can."

Iginla was injured Thursday night when his leg was pinned up
against the boards on a hit by Florida defenseman Bryan Allen in
the second period of the Flames' 5-4 overtime victory. The Flames'
captain then got into a spirited fight with Allen.

"You try to stay positive, take care of yourself, and do what
they [doctors and trainers] tell us," said Iginla, who has 23
goals and 30 assists in 39 games. "There's no surgery or anything
like that and that's a good thing. It's sore today but we'll see
what they say in a week."