The surgery was on his right knee to repair a torn meniscus.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Zach Trotman has had successful knee surgery.

The team says 30-year-old Trotman had surgery on his right knee Thursday to repair a torn meniscus. The surgery was performed at the Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center in Wilkes-Barre.

He’s expected to be sidelined for four to six weeks while recovering.