Thursday, May 12, 2011
Posted: 12:45 p.m.
By Tim Panaccio
Chris Prongers back surgery in New York went well on Thursday morning, according to Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren.
Pronger had a disk fragment, which was pressing on a nerve, removed. He will begin walking rehab in a few days. At six weeks, he will begin core strengthening. Holmgren said a full recovery is anticipated.
Kris Versteeg had surgery to repair two tears in his abdominal wall. Rehab begins in 10 days.
Michael Leighton had surgery to repair a torn labrum in his hip. His rehab will begin in a few days.
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