Brad May to miss two weeks.

With the way the Ducks’ fourth line is playing right now, any disruption to this well-oiled machine isn’t welcome. That said, an MRI revelaed that Brad May sprained his right knee, an injury that will only keep him out two weeks – and that’s relatively good news for the Ducks.

The 17-year veteran was injured finishing a check on Detroit’s Kris Draper in the second period of the Ducks’ 5-4 victory Wednesday. In eight games this season, May had four assists and a plus-5 rating, second on the team.

As an aside, check this out: The four highest plus-minus ratings on the team belong to guys who have played on the fourth line this year – Brian Sutherby, May, George Parros and Ryan Carter, in that order. That may be the biggest testament to their collective improvement this season.

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J.P. Hoornstra covers the Dodgers, Angels and Major League Baseball for the Orange County Register, Los Angeles Daily News, Long Beach Press-Telegram, Torrance Daily Breeze, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Pasadena Star-News, San Bernardino Sun, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, Whittier Daily News and Redlands Daily Facts. Before taking the beat in 2012, J.P. covered the NHL for four years. UCLA gave him a degree once upon a time; when he graduated on schedule, he missed getting Arnold Schwarzenegger's autograph on his diploma by five months.

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