Hip surgery to sideline Matt Walker
PHILADELPHIA -- Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Matt Walker needs hip surgery and is expected to miss more than two months.
General manager Paul Holmgren on Tuesday said Walker needs surgery to repair a torn labrum and what he called a "boney impingement" in his right hip. Walker is expected to miss 10 to 12 weeks.
The Flyers acquired Walker from the Tampa Bay Lightning in July as part of a trade involving Simon Gagne. Walker sat out the start of the regular season after being bothered ...
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