Sheldon Souray might be out four – 6 months after undergoing surgery to repair a torn ligament in his right wrist. Instead of creating a change the Ducks have signed Mark Fistric to a 1-yr deal.
The 37-12 months-antique defenceman changed into hurt at the same time as operating out off the ice on July 17, the group says. He had surgical operation July 25 in Los Angeles, possibly keeping him out as a minimum until December.
Souray made a stable debut with the Ducks closing fall, getting seven desires and 10 assists with a plus-19 rating. He is a key strength-play contributor with his booming slap shot, one of the NHL’s nice.
The 3-time All-Star signed a 3-year settlement with Anaheim last summer after a prolonged career with New Jersey, Montreal, Edmonton and Dallas. Souray has returned from numerous accidents throughout his thirteen-season profession, lacking a complete 12 months with a wrist damage in 2002-03 and spending the 2010-eleven season within the AHL throughout a dispute with the Oilers.