Dennis Seidenberg likely suffered a broken jaw on Saturday


It sounds like the New York Islanders have been dealt another tough blow.

According to Andy Graziano of SNY, defenseman Dennis Seidenberg likely suffered a broken jaw in Saturday’s 3-2 loss to the Florida Panthers.

He appeared to be injured after taking a puck to the face moments before Kyle Rau scored for the Panthers (talk about adding insult to injury).

Credit to the Isles defenseman because after looking dazed for a second or two, he got back up and even shoved a Panther player out of his way.

Seidenberg, who only signed after the World Cup, had been putting up some solid numbers. The 35-year-old has four goals, four assists and a plus-10 rating in 15 contests.

New York was already without defensemen Ryan Pulock and Travis Hamonic. Both players are still multiple weeks away from returning to the lineup.

Here’s how Seidenberg got hurt: