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Calgary Flames goaltender Jonas Hiller only needs ‘minor procedure’ to deal with appendicitis

Via NHL.com, reading this kind of thing is usually quite scary, but the Calgary Sun's Wes Gilbertson reports that the Calagary Flames' new starting goaltender has

From NHL.com:

Calgary Flames goaltender Jonas Hiller needed a minor procedure after having an appendicitis attack working out in Switzerland, the Calgary Sun reported via Twitter.

Flames beat writer Wes Gilbertson wrote Hiller is "expected to make a speedy recovery."

Initial reports from Switzerland said Hiller had the attack at a goalie camp in Verbier. The camp director did not know if Hiller would need surgery.

The wonders of modern medicine, eh?

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shanetx's avatar

Jonathan Ericsson had an appendectomy and played three days later.  I’m sure Hiller will be fine.

Posted by shanetx from Floydada, Texas on 07/17/14 at 09:46 PM ET

George Malik's avatar

I’m just amazed by the ways that modern medicine’s taken an invasive procedure and turned it into either an athroscopic/endoscopic procedure or a robotic one. Need to get an organ removed? Let’s replace that six-inch scar with a couple of boo boo band-aids!

Posted by George Malik from South Lyon, MI on 07/17/14 at 09:50 PM ET

WingsFanInBeanLand's avatar

I can’t believe the Wings signed Danny Cleary.

Posted by WingsFanInBeanLand from where free agents no longer dare. on 07/18/14 at 07:58 AM ET

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