Chicago Blackhawks winger Patrick Kane underwent surgery on his left wrist on Tuesday, and the team said he is expected to begin modified workouts "shortly."
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"Patrick Kane underwent surgery today to repair a scaphoid fracture in his left wrist," Blackhawks head team physician Michael Terry said in a statement. "The surgery went very well and we anticipate a full recovery.
"Patrick will begin doing modified preseason workouts shortly and we hope for a full return to activity in six to eight weeks."
Kane said he injured the wrist during the second-to-last game of the regular season against the Detroit Red Wings.
"It was bothering me for a while. Lifting and those sorts of things didn't help it," he said. "It was obviously shocking (needing surgery) but I've grown to accept it and happy to be getting it fixed."