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Flyers' Shelley to undergo surgery on orbital bone

Associated Press

3/22/2011 11:30:21 AM

Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - The Philadelphia Flyers announced that enforcer Jody Shelley will undergo surgery Thursday on his orbital bone around his left eye.

Shelley, who was injured when a puck struck him during practice on Monday, is expected to be sidelined four weeks.

The 35-year-old has two goals and two assists in 58 games this season, his first with Philadelphia after signing a three-year contract last July.