Hurricanes Patrick Eaves to have shoulder surgery, will miss up to 3 weeks

RALEIGH, N.C. – Carolina Hurricanes right-winger Patrick Eaves will miss up to three weeks with a left shoulder injury.

The Southeast Division leaders said Thursday that Eaves would undergo surgery Friday. Eaves missed the Hurricanes’ 3-2 shootout loss Tuesday to Washington with the flu.

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He has one goal and four assists since Carolina acquired him from Ottawa two months ago in the deal that sent Mike Commodore and Cory Stillman to the Senators.