The Philadelphia Flyers
announced Tuesday that goaltender Ray Emery
will undergo surgery to repair a torn muscle in his lower abdomen Wednesday and is expected to miss six weeks.
Dr. William Meyers, from Hahnemann University Hospital will be performing the surgery.
Emery, 27, has an 11-8-1 record with a 2.83 goals-against average and .901 save percentage, including one shutout, in 21 appearances with the Flyers this season.
has been called up from the AHL's Adirondack Phantoms. Brian Boucher
will start in goal Tuesday night, when the Flyers host the New York Islanders