Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 1/30/13
That Can’t Be Good Vancouver Canucks goalie in the wings, Eddie Lack, has had successful hip surgery and will miss the remainder of the season. Lack, who signed a two-year, two-way deal this summer with the Canucks, has been out since November with hip related issues. Mike Gillis said in a statement on the Canucks website today: “After consultation with our team physicians, it was deemed that Eddie Lack would require a procedure on his hip. We expect Eddie to make a complete recovery and continue his professional career after a successful rehabilitation program.” Lack missing the next six months to rehab and recover may make it hard for him to challenge for a number one role with the team next season, though, I would suspect that he’s ready to go by the time training camp begins next September. Eddie Lack, has had successful hip surgery How does this impact the Roberto Luongo trade? Personally, I don’t expect this to affect a potential trade involving Roberto Luongo. I didn’t think ...
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