The New York Rangers announced today that right wing Sandy McCarthy
underwent successful arthroscopic shoulder surgery this morning to remove small bone spurs that had developed over the course of his career. The procedure took one hour and there were no complications. McCarthy will begin a rehabilitation program immediately and is expected to be fully recovered in time for the opening of training camp. The procedure was performed by team physicians Dr. Andrew Feldman and Dr. Tony Maddalo at St. Vincent’s Hospital.
McCarthy, 29, registered 10 goals and 13 assists for 23 points, along with 171 penalty minutes while playing all 82 games this season. In his two seasons with the Rangers, he has totaled 21 goals and 23 assists for 44 points, along with 342 penalty minutes in 163 games.