Anaheim Ducks winger Teemu Selanne had surgery Thursday to repair a broken bone in his left hand and is expected to miss four to six weeks.
Dr. Steve Shin performed the surgery at the Kerlan-Jobe Surgery Center.
Selanne was injured Thursday night in a loss to Dallas when he was struck by Stars defenseman Karlis Skrastins‘ shot. X-rays revealed a fracture in the area of the knuckle above Selanne’s middle finger.
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The 39-year-old Finnish star has 14 goals and seven assists in 27 games this season. He has 593 goals and 640 assists in 1,159 career regular-season games.