By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Penguins goalie Casey DeSmith underwent successful core muscle surgery, the team announced Thursday.READ MORE: Safety Experts Say Be Aware Of Amazon Prime Day Scams
Earlier today, Casey DeSmith had a successful bilateral core muscle injury repair.
The expected recovery time is 6-8 weeks.Prosecution Rests Its Case In Sheldon Jeter Trial
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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: Report: Former Pitt Football Player Jaylen Twyman Shot 4 Times In Washington, D.C.
Teammate Evgeni Malkin also recently underwent successful surgery on his right knee.