Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Gus undergoes surgery, out 6 weeks

Broad Street Bull: Flyers rookie defenseman Erik Gustafsson underwent wrist surgery Thursday morning and will be sidelined for six weeks, GM Paul Holmgren said.

Gus undergoes surgery, out 6 weeks

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Flyers rookie defenseman Erik Gustafsson, who was plus-6 in his last game, underwent wrist surgery Thursday morning and will be sidelined for six weeks, GM Paul Holmgren said.

The surgery was performed by Randy Culp at Methodist Hospital.

With Gustafsson sidelined, Andreas Lilja will remain as the Flyers' sixth defenseman.

Originally, the Flyers had said the injury was not serious and that he was day to day.

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