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Rene Bourque underwent successful abdominal surgery

by Staff Writer / Montréal Canadiens


MONTREAL – Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin issued a medical update Wednesday concerning the status of forward Rene Bourque.

Bourque successfully underwent surgery to repair an abdominal wall tear and will be sidelined for eight to 12 weeks. The surgery was performed earlier today in Montreal.

Rene Bourque suffered the injury during his off-season training in preparation for the 2012-13 season.

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