Surgery sidelines Canadiens' Drewiske 5-6 months

by NHL.com Staff / NHL.com

The Montreal Canadiens announced Wednesday that defenseman Davis Drewiske underwent shoulder surgery Wednesday morning in Montreal.

Recovery time is expected to take 5-6 months.

Drewiske was injured in training camp and has yet to play this season. The 28-year-old was acquired last season from the Los Angeles Kings and has career totals of five goals and 25 assists in 135 games for the Kings and Canadiens.