Bruton out

Tough break for an already young team: Bridgeport captain Chris Bruton will have surgery today on an injured hand, Scott Pellerin said after today’s morning skate at the Wonderland of Ice.

“He’ll be out awhile — probably four weeks,” Pellerin said. “They just thought it was a fracture, thought two weeks would heal it, but it just hasn’t healed.”

Pellerin expects to know more on Joe Finley’s status by the end of the week.

Meanwhile, looks like Kenny Reiter starts tonight in Hartford.

Michael Fornabaio