Vancouver Canucks forward David Booth had surgery Friday and will miss the rest of the regular season.
VANCOUVER, B.C. — Vancouver Canucks forward David Booth had surgery Friday and will miss the rest of the regular season.
Booth, 28, suffered a leg injury last Saturday against Detroit and missed the past three games.
Canucks general manager Mike Gillis told a Vancouver radio station “there’s a chance” Booth could return for the playoffs. Booth suffered a groin injury on the first day of training camp and missed the first 14 games of the regular season.
Meanwhile, Vancouver defenseman Alexander Edler has been suspended for two games without pay for charging Phoenix goaltender Mike Smith during the Canucks’ 2-1 road victory Thursday.
- Job cuts planned as Boeing hunkers down to compete with Airbus, consider new plane
- Police: Ohio newborn appears to have died from dog bite
- With Marshawn Lynch retired, what will Seahawks do with money they save?
- Sale of Weyerhaeuser’s Federal Way campus means more intensive development
- Unruly passenger diverts Boston-San Diego flight to Denver
Most Read Stories
Edler, 26, will forfeit $35,135.14. The money goes to the Players’ Emergency Assistance Fund.