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Canucks D Alberts to miss 6-8 weeks following wrist surgery

The Sports Network

2/16/2011 5:18:30 PM

Vancouver, BC (Sports Network) - The Vancouver Canucks announced Wednesday that defenseman Andrew Alberts is expected to be sidelined 6-to-8 weeks after undergoing surgery to repair a broken wrist.

Alberts, 29, suffered the injury when he blocked a shot in the second period of Monday's game at St. Louis.

He has recorded one goal and seven points in 42 games this season.