Skip to main content

Colorado centre Paul Stastny to undergo surgery Tuesday on injured forearm

DENVER - Colorado Avalanche centre Paul Stastny will have surgery Tuesday to repair his right forearm fractured in last week's game against Phoenix.

Stastny broke the arm after blocking a shot by the Coyotes' Olli Jokinen in a 5-4 overtime win Dec. 23 and is expected to be out six-to-eight weeks.

Team spokesman Damen Zier said coach Tony Granato spoke about Stastny's surgery and status at Sunday's practice.

TOP HEADLINES

USATSI_18590623

The Tampa Bay Lightning Will Not Go Away

After a heartbreaking Game 4 defeat, Tampa Bay Lightning continue their impressive ability to stick around far after most have written them off.

USATSI_18588963

Lightning Keep Season Alive with a Thrilling Game 5 Win

The Tampa Bay Lightning live to see another day by defeating the Colorado Avalanche by a score of 3-2 to force a Game 6 of the Stanley Cup final.

Alex Ovechkin

Ovechkin Signs One-Game Contract with Soccer Team

Washington Capitals star Alexander Ovechkin has signed a one-day contract to play in a professional soccer game with FC Dynamo Moscow.