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Flyers’ Mike Richards Needs Surgery On Both Shoulders

Published by on April 29, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NHL

Philadelphia Flyers captain Mike Richards, who was just nominated as a finalist for the Selke award for the NHL, will need offseason surgery on a torn labrum in his right shoulder, according to GM Paul Holmgren.

Richards also needs surgery to repair his left shoulder. He will get the surgery on his left shoulder approxamatly two weeks after the right shoulder is finished. Total recovery is 10-12 weeks.

"I am not exactly sure when it happened to my left shoulder. One day it was a little bit sore and it just kept on getting more sore," Richards said today. I kind of checked it out early in the year. My right shoulder was kind of a similar situation. It really wasn't a certain game that I noticed it. I no...

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