Which NHL players will have double-jaws surgery?
Double-jaw surgery will be performed on two different players, as the league has announced the two players it has had surgery on.
The first player is defenseman Shea Weber, who underwent surgery on Monday to repair a shoulder sprain.
He is expected to miss up to six months.
The second player, forward Erik Karlsson, has a second surgery scheduled for Thursday.
Karlsson’s shoulder is an injury that requires surgery, but his recovery time is estimated at up to a month.
In the past, both players have undergone double-Jaws surgeries.
Karlsson has had two surgeries, while Weber had two procedures.
The NHL has not yet released the exact procedure for Weber’s procedure.
The surgery will likely occur in the next few weeks.
The league also announced that forward Ryan Callahan and defenseman Justin Faulk have undergone hip and knee surgeries.
The surgery to repair Callahan’s hip is expected between March 1 and July 1, with a second procedure slated for later this month.
Callahan will likely miss up at least six months due to the hip surgery.
Faulk’s knee surgery is expected sometime between August 1 and September 30, with the second procedure coming on October 9.
Fellow forward Justin Abdelkader underwent surgery to correct an injury in his hip on Tuesday.
The third player, defenseman Brian Campbell, underwent hip surgery in late November and is expected back for training camp.
The injury occurred in the second period of a 3-2 win against the Anaheim Ducks on Oct. 27.
The fourth player, center Matt Murray, has had a hip operation, but it is not expected to affect his ability to play.
Murray has been out since the end of the season with an undisclosed injury.
The fifth player, goaltender Braden Holtby, underwent surgery in January on a torn meniscus.
He will miss two-to-three months due, the league said.
The sixth player, forwards Shea Weber and Brayden McNabb, underwent knee surgeries in January and will be out for six to eight months due.
The seventh player, winger Alex Pietrangelo, is expected in training camp next month with the expectation he could be ready to go by the start of the NHL All-Star Break.
The eighth player, defensemen Alex Killorn and Trevor Daley, has undergone knee surgery and is out until the end to the first half of next season.
The ninth player, left wing Mike Ribeiro, underwent a hip surgery and has not been cleared for action for the first six games of the 2018-19 season.
This is the ninth player to have surgery to fix a hip injury.