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Habs' Gionta out indefinitely after biceps surgery

Wednesday, 01.11.2012 / 7:06 PM
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Habs' Gionta out indefinitely after biceps surgery

Montreal captain Brian Gionta had successful surgery Wednesday to repair a tear in his right biceps, and the Canadiens say he'll be out indefinitely.

Gionta left in the third period of Tuesday's game with what the team called an upper-body injury. Tuesday was Gionta's second game back from a groin injury that cost him 11 games, and as he went to the locker room television cameras caught him throwing his stick out of frustration.

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