BOSTON, MA – Boston Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney announced today, Wednesday, September 23 that defenseman Dennis Seidenberg is scheduled to undergo a lumbar microdiscectomy on Thursday, September 24 to repair a lumbar spine disc herniation. The surgery will be performed by Dr. Louis Jenis at Massachusetts General Hospital. Seidenberg is expected to make a full recovery and will be sidelined approximately eight weeks.
Sweeney will be available to the media immediately following Wednesday's first practice session in the Will McDonough Press Room at TD Garden. The first practice session starts at 10:00 a.m. The Bruins Communications Staff will post audio and a full transcript of Sweeney's availability on the team's media website (www.bostonbruins.com/media log-in email: email@example.com, password: media).