Surgery for Avs' Landeskog, will miss 2nd straight season

Gabriel Landeskog
Posted at 4:48 PM, May 09, 2023

DENVER (AP) — Colorado Avalanche captain Gabriel Landeskog is set to undergo a cartilage transplant operation in the hopes of alleviating a long-term injury to his right knee.

He's expected to miss the entire 2023-24 NHL season. Surgery is scheduled for Wednesday in Chicago.

Landeskog also missed this past season while dealing with the injury. He has not played since helping Colorado win the Stanley Cup in June 2022.

The 30-year-old from Sweden was an instrumental part of the Avalanche's championship run with 22 points in 20 games. Landeskog is signed through 2029.
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