RALEIGH, NC. - Don Waddell, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League's Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that forward Andrei Svechnikov will undergo reconstructive surgery on his right ACL on Thursday morning, performed by Dr. Marty Isbell of Raleigh Orthopaedic. Svechnikov will miss the remainder of the 2022-23 regular season as well as the 2023 Stanley Cup Playoffs.
"After further consultation with global experts in this field, it has been determined that the best course of action for Andrei's future is to have this surgery, and to have it done by our team orthopedist, Dr. Marty Isbell," said Waddell. "We're confident that Andrei will make a full recovery."
Svechnikov, 22, ranks tied for second among Hurricanes skaters in points this season (55) and is third on the team in goals (23) in 64 games played. Carolina's first-round selection, second overall, in the 2018 NHL Draft, Svechnikov has scored 112 goals and earned 152 assists (264 points) in 347 career NHL games with the Hurricanes.