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Samuelsson Has Successful Surgery

05/19/2011 at 4:41pm EDT

Vancouver, B.C. - Vancouver Canucks President and General Manager Mike Gillis announced today that right wing Mikael Samuelsson underwent successful surgery to repair his adductor tendon and sports hernia. Samuelsson will be out of the line-up indefinitely.

“After consultation with our physicians it was decided that surgery was the best course of action,” said Mike Gillis. “The best long term decision for Mikael and our hockey club was to have the surgery immediately.”

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