Redmond in good spirits after surgery

Winnipeg Jets defenseman Zach Redmond is in good spirits at a
Raleigh, N.C., hospital as he recovers from surgery to repair a
skate cut to his right thigh.

The 24-year-old rookie suffered a gash to his right femoral
artery and vein during a practice Thursday. His family released a
statement Monday thanking the Jets’ training staff and players for
their quick action, which the Redmonds say saved his life.

Redmond was accidentally cut by a teammate’s skate during a
drill. He was taken to the hospital and underwent a three-hour
surgery.

He is out indefinitely.

The family says that ”Zach is currently in positive spirits,
and getting the rest he needs while surrounded by family and
friends.”