The Carolina Hurricanes received some devastating news as forward Andrei Svechnikov will undergo knee surgery. He will miss the remainder of the NHL season and playoffs.
Svechnikov was having an excellent season on the low scoring Hurricanes putting up 23 goals and 55 points in 64 games. He suffered the injury on Saturday against the Vegas Golden Knights.
Svechnikov was drafted 2nd overall by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 2018 NHL entry draft. He is under contract with the Hurricanes for another six years with a Canes salary cap hit of $7.750M.
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