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The Washington Capitals annoucned Monday that All-Star defenseman Mike Green, who has missed 33 of the team's 43 games this season, will be out four-to-six weeks as he undergoes abdominal surgery.
Green, who has been out for the majority of the last three months with a groin injury, has led the Capitals to a 9-1-0 record while he is in the lineup. Washington placed him on long-term injured reserve earlier in the week, which would have meant that the earliest he could re-join the team was February 1st. He will not be able to play now for at least two weeks beyond that, and probably much longer.
The abdominal surgery does have the goal of fixing Green's groin problem; this is not believed to be a surgery that is the direct result of a new injury.
The Calgary, Alberta native has three goals and three assists in his ten games this year.
Harry Hawkings is a college student who covers the Caps for RtR. You can follow him on Twitter here and get his practice and game updates.
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Washington Capitals defenseman Mike Green will have abdominal surgery and is expected to be sidelined another 4-6 weeks.
Green has played in only 10 games this season. He was sidelined early in the season with a sprained right ankle, then injured his groin in early November.
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The Washington Capitals’ defencemen Mike Green will miss 4-6 weeks due to an abdominal injury, according to reports surfaced on Twitter on Monday evening.
The Washington Post’s Capitals Insider tweeted the following:
Green recently landed on the injured reserve after coming back from missing 23 games due to a groin injury, Stephen Whyno of the Washington...
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) -- Washington Capitals defenseman Mike Green will have abdominal surgery and is expected to be sidelined another 4-6 weeks.
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