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Oilers' Visnovsky to have season-ending surgery

TSN.ca Staff

2/10/2009 4:02:24 PM

Less than a week after being placed on the injured list, Edmonton Oilers defenceman Lubomir Visnovsky's season is over due to an upcoming surgery on his injured labrum.
 
The 32-year old will have surgery on his injured right labrum on Thursday. The procedure will be performed by Dr. Robert Balyk in Edmonton.
 
Visnovsky hurt his labrum last Tuesday in the third period of Edmonton's 3-1 home ice loss to the Chicago Blackhawks.
 
Visnovsky had eight goals and 23 assists in 50 games this season.