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.
- Update: Seahawks' Jimmy Graham suffers right knee injury vs. Steelers, will miss rest of season
- Suspected burglar dies after getting stuck in chimney
- Grading the game: Seattle Seahawks’ offense earns perfect mark against Pittsburgh Steelers
Most Read Stories
Edler, 26, will forfeit $35,135.14. The money goes to the Players’ Emergency Assistance Fund.