The Montreal Canadiens announced some tough news on Friday.
The team revealed that forward Paul Byron will be out for the next 5 months.
The forward had hip surgery earlier this week.
From the Canadiens release:
"Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin announced on Friday that forward Paul Byron underwent hip surgery earlier this week.
He is expected to make a full recovery in five months.
The operation was performed in New York at the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) by Dr. Bryan Kelly."
Paul Byron underwent hip surgery this week and is expected to make a full recovery in five months.https://t.co/ujy0kjuEYr
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