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Kevin Shattenkirk Will Undergo Abdominal Surgery, Listed As Week-To-Week

02/02/2015 at 7:01pm EST

ST. LOUIS – St. Louis Blues President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced today that defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk will undergo abdominal surgery after suffering an i

Shattenkirk will have the surgery in the next seven to 10 days and be listed as week-to-week following the procedure.

Shattenkirk, 26, leads all defensemen with 32 assists and ranks second with 40 points overall through 49 games this season.

In addition, the 6-foot, 202-pound rearguard ranks second among all skaters with 24 power-play points, including a career-high 20 power play assists.

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