By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Penguins goalie Casey DeSmith underwent successful core muscle surgery, the team announced Thursday.READ MORE: Pittsburgh-Based Wabtec, General Motors To Develop Hydrogen-Powered Locomotives
Earlier today, Casey DeSmith had a successful bilateral core muscle injury repair.
The expected recovery time is 6-8 weeks.GNC Plans To Move Headquarters To Strip District In 2022
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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: Teenager Killed In Late-Night Brookline Shooting
Teammate Evgeni Malkin also recently underwent successful surgery on his right knee.