Posted January 10, 2013 on AP on Fox
Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Ryan Murray, the second overall pick in the NHL draft last summer, underwent surgery on Friday morning to repair a dislocation of his left shoulder. He faces up to a six-month recovery. Murray, captain of the Western Hockey League's Everett Silvertips, was injured on Nov. 16 in a game against the Victoria Royals. The 19-year-old had appeared in 23 games this season, with two goals and 15 assists with 14 penalty minutes. The White City, Saskatchewan, native also helped Canada capture a bronze medal at the 2012 World Junior Championships and was expected to represent his country at this year's tournament in Ufa, Russia, before suffering the injury.
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