Stephen Gionta has broken hand

Stephen Gionta has three goals and three assists for the Devils this season. Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images

New Jersey Devils center Stephen Gionta will be sidelined indefinitely after he suffered a broken hand against Pittsburgh on Monday night, coach Lou Lamoriello said.

Gionta suffered the injury while blocking a shot by Kris Letang during the second period of the Devils' 3-1 victory against the Penguins.

"He blocked a shot. Broken hand," Lamoriello told reporters after the game. "He'll see a specialist and then we'll determine what the results are. The X-rays showed a break."

Gionta, in his fifth season with New Jersey, has three goals and three assists this season. He has 32 points in 165 career games.