By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Penguins goalkeeper Casey DeSmith has had a successful core muscle surgery, the team announced on Thursday.
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This morning Casey DeSmith had a successful bilateral repair of the core muscle injury.
The expected recovery time is 6-8 weeks.
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The team said Smith went under the knife to repair a bilateral core muscle injury. According to the team, the expected recovery time is six to eight weeks.
DeSmith missed the last two regular season games and the team’s first-round series loss to the Islanders due to the injury.
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Teammate Evgeni Malkin also recently had a successful operation on his right knee.