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Columbus Blue Jackets Forward Marian Gaborik to Undergo Surgery to Repair Abdominal Injury

Gaborik will be sidelined three to four weeks following the surgery and will miss the 2013 IIHF World Championships

Wednesday, 05.01.2013 / 5:30 PM / News
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Columbus Blue Jackets Forward Marian Gaborik to Undergo Surgery to Repair Abdominal Injury
Columbus Blue Jackets Forward Marian Gaborik to Undergo Surgery to Repair Abdominal Injury
Columbus Blue Jackets forward Marian Gaborik has an abdominal injury that will require surgery and a recovery period of three to four weeks, the club announced today. Due to the injury, Gaborik will be unable to represent Slovakia at the upcoming IIHF World Championships.

“Marian experienced some soreness towards the end of the season and after undergoing his exit physical and further examination today, it was decided that surgery is the best option for a quick and full recovery,” said Blue Jackets President of Hockey Operations John Davidson. “Marian will have the surgery and after a three to four week recovery period will be able to resume off-season training.”

Gaborik tallied 12-15-27 with 14 penalty minutes and a -3 plus/minus rating in 47 games with the Blue Jackets and New York Rangers this season. Acquired by Columbus on April 3, he picked up 3-5-8, six penalty minutes and was +5 in 12 games to help the Jackets post a 9-3-0 mark over the final 12 games of the 2012-13 campaign. A three-time All-Star, he has registered 336-338-674, 404 penalty minutes and a cumulative +89 plus/minus rating in 769 career NHL games with the Blue Jackets, Rangers and Minnesota Wild.

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