Defenseman Chad Krys to Miss 5-7 Months After Successful Shoulder Surgery
Rockford, IL – The Rockford IceHogs, proud American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate of the Chicago Blackhawks of the National Hockey League (NHL), announced the following medical update from Dr. Geoff Van Thiel, Head Team Physician:
"Defenseman Chad Krys underwent successful right shoulder surgery yesterday led by team orthopedic surgeon Dr. Scott Trenhaile of OrthoIllinois. The procedure was performed to repair a chronically unstable right shoulder. We expect Chad to make a full recovery in 5-7 months.”
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