Bruins’ Torey Krug out at least three weeks with fractured jaw

Boston Bruins defenseman Torey Krug (47) is helped from the ice after an injury against the Detroit Red Wings during the second period of a preseason NHL hockey game in Boston, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. (Charles Krupa/AP)

Boston Bruins defenceman Torey Krug is out due a non-displaced fracture in his jaw and will be re-evaluated in three weeks.

The incident occurred on Tuesday after he took a puck to the jaw in a pre-season game against the Detroit Red Wings.

The evaluation means that Krug will at least miss the first three games of the regular season which gets underway on Oct. 5 when the Bruins host the Nashville Predators.

In 322 career games, the 26-year-old has 38 goals and 138 assists.