By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Penguins goalie Casey DeSmith underwent successful core muscle surgery, the team announced Thursday.READ MORE: Duquesne City Schools To Hold Classes Once Again For 7th Graders This Year
Earlier today, Casey DeSmith had a successful bilateral core muscle injury repair.
The expected recovery time is 6-8 weeks.PWSA Receives $24 Million State Loan To Repair 22 Miles Of Sewer Lines
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The team said Smith went under the knife to repair a bilateral core muscle injury. The expected recovery time is six to eight weeks, according to the team.
DeSmith missed the final two games of the regular season and the team’s first-round series loss to the Islanders due to the injury.MORE NEWS: Gary Mills, Ex-Husband Of Woman Who Embezzled $13 Million, Sentenced To Prison
Teammate Evgeni Malkin also recently underwent successful surgery on his right knee.