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Kopecky has surgery; out 10-12 weeks

Friday, 12.15.2006 / 12:00 AM ET / News
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Kopecky has surgery; out 10-12 weeks
Kopecky's has added a spark to the Wings' line-up this season.
DETROIT -- Red Wings forward Tomas Kopecky underwent successful surgery to repair an open clavical fracture (broken collarbone) that he suffered in Thursday's game at Chicago. He is expected to be out of the line-up for 10-12 weeks.

Kopecky, 24, has tallied one goal in 26 games this season. A native of Slovakia, Kopecky is in the midst of his first NHL campaign. He was drafted by the Wings in the second round in 2000.

Kopecky was injured 53 seconds into the third period of Thursday's 3-2 win. He was motionless on the ice for a few minutes before being helped to the dressing room by members of the Detroit training staff.

As he approached the Chicago blue line, Kopecky went down and slid into the left boards before Blackhawks defenseman Jim Vandermeer fell on top of him.

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
H. Zetterberg 77 17 49 -6 66
P. Datsyuk 63 26 39 12 65
T. Tatar 82 29 27 6 56
G. Nyquist 82 27 27 -11 54
J. Abdelkader 71 23 21 3 44
N. Kronwall 80 9 35 -4 44
R. Sheahan 79 13 23 -3 36
D. Helm 75 15 18 7 33
D. DeKeyser 80 2 29 11 31
S. Weiss 52 9 16 -2 25
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Howard 23 13 11 .910 2.44
P. Mrazek 16 9 2 .918 2.38

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