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Thrashers Goaltender Lehtonen Had Minor Surgery

via Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution,

Thrashers goalie Kari Lehtonen had a minor surgical procedure this off-season but is not expected to miss any time, according to his agent.

Larry Kelly confirmed the surgery Friday but referred all other inquiries to Thrashers team officials.

The Thrashers did not immediately have a comment.

added 1:!3pm, The same link as above has now been updated,

Thrashers goalie Kari Lehtonen had surgery to repair a herniated disc in his back earlier this week. He is not expected to miss a significant amount of time when the Thrashers report for training camp in September.

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