PITTSBURGH (93-7 The FAN) — Penguins defenseman Zbynek Michalek had successful hip surgery Wednesday, according to the team.
Neither Michalek nor the team announced during or after the season that he was injured. He played in 62 regular season games and all six games against Philadelphia in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.READ MORE: One Person Hospitalized After SUV Crashes Into Tree In Lawrenceville
The surgery was performed by Dr. J. W. Thomas Byrd of the Nashville Sports and Orthopaedic Center.READ MORE: Report: Steelers Request To Interview Kris Richard For Defensive Coordinator Opening
A timetable for Michalek’s return is not yet known.MORE NEWS: Activists Want Desk Duty For Reinstated Penn Hills Officer Under Investigation In Shooting Death