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Surgery For Weiss, Out Until End Of February

via Ansar Khan of Mlive,

Update on Detroit Red Wings center Stephen Weiss:

General manager Ken Holland said Weiss has opted to undergo surgery for a sports hernia. The date for the procedure hasn't been set, but Holland said Weiss should return just after the Olympic break (Feb. 9-25).

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Primis's avatar

I dropped Weiss from one of my fantasy teams (it was a deep fantasy draft) a few days ago expecting something like this.

He should probably take as long as he needs.

Posted by Primis on 12/21/13 at 08:52 PM ET

OlderThanChelios's avatar

Surgery For Weiss, Out Until End Of February

Without wishing any ill will on Weiss, him being out until next season wouldn’t be a bad thing at all for the Wings. He’s been an unmitigated disaster as a second-line center. Maybe sitting out the year and watching how the Wings play (or how they should play) will help acclimate him for his return in the 2014-2015 season.

Posted by OlderThanChelios from Grand Rapids, MI on 12/22/13 at 01:33 AM ET

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