On the Los Angeles Kings …
Jon Rosen: The LA Kings announced yesterday the following medical procedures.
Derek Forbort – had minor surgery on his knee and is expected to be ready for the start of training camp.
Marian Gaborik – had a more in depth surgery on his left knee and is questionable for the start of training camp.
On the San Jose Sharks …
“There’s going to be some implants to get the teeth fixed,” he said. “Hopefully get it done in the next few weeks, and then I’ll head back to Canada.”
Forward Joe Thornton had successful knee surgery on Monday and is expected to be ready for the start of the season. Source saying there was more damage to his MCL than his ACL.
On the Minnesota Wild …
Minnesota Wild: Fletcher on Staal: “When he initially hit he felt some numbness in his feet…fortunately the scans were all negative.”
Michael Russo: Fletcher said that Staal was feeling better but wouldn’t have got clearance for awhile. There are three or four players that need offseason surgery.