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Karlsson season over after surgery on cut Achilles

Updated: February 14, 2013, 6:20 PM ET
Associated Press

OTTAWA -- Ottawa Senators defenseman Erik Karlsson had season-ending surgery to repair his left Achilles after the tendon was cut by a skate blade during a game against the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Senators general manager Bryan Murray said Thursday the surgery went well. He also said 70 percent of the tendon was cut.

"It was a clean cut and recovery is expected to be 100 percent," Murray said. "But it does mean his year finishes at this time."

The Norris Trophy winner last season ...

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