No surgery required; defenseman will miss two-to-four weeks
RALEIGH, NC March 20, 2013 – Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that defenseman Justin Faulk has been diagnosed with a second-degree sprain of the medial collateral ligament (MCL). Surgery will not be required for the injury, and he is expected to be out two-to-four weeks.
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