Hip surgery sidelines Flyers' Emery for the season Staff

3/2/2010 4:07:14 PM

The Philadelphia Flyers announced Tuesday that netminder Ray Emery will be sidelined for the rest of the season with a hip injury.

"Ray Emery will have surgery in the near future to repair his right hip," said general manager Paul Holmgren in a team statement.

 He is suffering from avascular necrosis and will have a bone graft done to alleviate his hip issues. Ray will be out for the remainder of the season."

In 29 games this season, Emery is 16-11-1 with a 2.64 goals against average and .905 save percentage with three shutouts.

He signed a one-year deal with the Flyers last June.