Originally posted on Puck Daddy  |  Last updated 12/21/11
While he can be correctly labeled "oft-injured," San Jose Sharks winger Martin Havlat doesn't have the bizarre history of mishaps and ailments of, say, a Sami Salo. (Seriously, floorball?) But this awkward, injurious line change from Dec. 17 against the Edmonton Oilers is going to linger on his record (and be a subject of ridicule) for some time, after he underwent hamstring surgery on Wednesday: From CSN Bay Area: Havlat had one torn tendon, which was surgically repaired. He will be out for an extended period of time. "The good news," [GM Doug] Wilson said, is that the injury is "not as as bad as the team initially thought." David Pollack of the Mercury News reports that the "ballpark" for Havlat's recovery is 6-to-8 weeks. Benn Ferriero was recalled from Worcester of the AHL to fill his roster spot. Said Coach Todd McLellan on Tuesday: "It just happens. It was a freak accident. It happens to every team at some point and there's nothing we can do about it. We just have to get h...
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