Defenseman Kurtis Foster
, who sustained a displaced fracture of his left femur March 19 at San Jose
, necessitating surgery, was transported by plane today from San Jose
. He will be admitted to an area
hospital, where he will be evaluated by a team doctor, and where he will continue the physical therapy he has been undergoing daily at San Jose
's O'Connor Hospital.
Kurtis will be discharged when he is physically able to move about his home under his own power. There is no set timetable for moving him into his home. His progress will dictate when he leaves the hospital.