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Crosby has core muscle surgery, out 6 weeks

Crosby has core muscle surgery, out 6 weeks

star underwent surgery for a core muscle injury Thursday and is out at least six weeks, the team announced. General manager Jim Rutherford said the surgery was performed by Dr. William Meyers of the Vincera Institute in Philadelphia. The team said in a statement that Crosby has been dealing with a sports hernia since training camp. Crosby, 32, left the […]

Charges against Maple Leafs‘ Matthews dropped

Charges against Maple Leafs‘ Matthews dropped

Disorderly conduct charges against center were dismissed Wednesday. “I just want to reiterate again just how truly sorry I am for my actions and my behavior,” Matthews said Thursday night, according to TSN. “I never meant to cause any distress to this woman, and I can assure you that I‘ve learned from my mistakes and my actions.” According to the […]

Canes activate Martinook 5 weeks after surgery

Canes activate Martinook 5 weeks after surgery

RALEIGH, N.C. — is back with the a little over a month after having core muscle surgery. The team on Friday activated the forward from injured reserve. He missed 15 games after having surgery to repair a core muscle injury Oct. 11. The 27-year-old alternate captain had one assist in four games before he was hurt. He had a career-best […]

Toronto‘s Kerfoot has surgery for dental fractures

Toronto‘s Kerfoot has surgery for dental fractures

center is out indefinitely after undergoing facial surgery to repair dental fractures, the team announced Friday. Kerfoot initially suffered the injury Nov. 5 against the but played in the Maple Leafs‘ next four games. He reported discomfort this week, and testing confirmed that surgery was required, the team said. Kerfoot, 25, has five goals and three assists in 20 games […]

No timeline for Brodie‘s return after collapse

No timeline for Brodie‘s return after collapse

defenseman is recovering at home after he Thursday, with the team saying there is no timetable for his return to play. Brodie was released from a hospital Thursday. According to multiple reports, he was standing by himself when he fell to the ice and had an apparent seizure. “T.J. experienced an event on the ice early yesterday afternoon, about 15 […]