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Blackhawks RW Patrick Kane undergoes surgery on broken left wrist

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Chicago Blackhawks\' Patrick Kane, right, chases down the Edmonton Oilers\' Sam Gagner during second period NHL hockey action in Edmonton on Wednesday, February 9, 2011. Kane had surgery to repair a broken bone in his left wrist.Team physician Dr. Michael Terry says in a statement Tuesday that the operation to repair a scaphoid fracture in the right wing\'s left wrist \\"went well\\" and a full recovery is expected. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Ulan Author: The Hockey News

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Blackhawks RW Patrick Kane undergoes surgery on broken left wrist

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CHICAGO - Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane had surgery to repair a broken bone in his left wrist.

Team physician Dr. Michael Terry says in a statement Tuesday that the operation to repair a scaphoid fracture in the right wing's left wrist "went well" and a full recovery is expected.

Terry says Kane will start "modified" workouts shortly and resume full activity in six-to-eight weeks.

The Blackhawks disclosed the injury last week, saying it was discovered recently during off-season training. Kane was second on the team last season behind Jonathan Toews with 73 points, including 27 goals.

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Blackhawks RW Patrick Kane undergoes surgery on broken left wrist