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Andrei Svechnikov To Undergo Knee Surgery

Andrei Svechnikov To Undergo Knee Surgery

The Carolina Hurricanes will have to try to win the Stanley Cup without Andrei Svechnikov. The team has officially announced that Svechnikov will undergo season-ending knee surgery on Thursday to repair a torn ACL. His months-long recovery will keep him out for the playoffs.

General manager Don Waddell released the following statement:

After further consultation with global experts in this field, it has been determined that the best course of action for Andrei’s future is to have this surgery, and to have it done by our team orthopedist, Dr. Marty Isbell. We’re confident that Andrei will make a full recovery.

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