• SHARE:
  • email
  • Bookmark and Share

Jets defenceman grant Clitsome out for season after back surgery in U.S.

WINNIPEG - Defenceman Grant Clitsome is out for the season after back surgery in California, the Winnipeg Jets said Friday.

Clitsome, 28, hasn't played since Dec. 17 in Buffalo.

The native of Gloucester, Ont., has 12 points in 32 games this season. He was claimed off waivers from the Columbus Blue Jackets in February 2012 by the Jets.

The team didn't disclose the nature of the injury but said he had an operation at the Marina Spine Center in Marina del Rey, performed by back specialist Dr. Robert Watkins, Sr.

Watkins is billed as having treated more professional athletes with spinal injuries than any other surgeon in the world.

More Stories

Maple Leafs sign Swedish defenceman Viktor Loov to three-year entry-level deal

TORONTO - The Toronto Maple Leafs signed defenceman Viktor Loov to a three-year entry-level...

Leafs goalie Jonathan Bernier to undergo sports hernia surgery

TORONTO - Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender Jonathan Bernier will undergo surgery to repair a...

Panthers defenceman Ed Jovanovski fined $5,000 by NHL for elbowing Blue Jackets' Corey Tropp

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Florida Panthers defenceman Ed Jovanovski was fined $5,000 by the NHL on Sunday...

Sharks rookie F Tomas Hertl makes late-season return to lineup following knee surgery

SAN JOSE, Calif. - San Jose Sharks rookie forward Tomas Hertl is back less than four months...
blog comments powered by Disqus

THN on Twitter

Should Tampa Bay's disallowed goal from Game 3 counted?




Contests

Our Partners