The injury took place during Saturday’s game against the Florida Panthers. He is expected to miss six-to-eight weeks, which would set his return around Christmas.
In the morning, Burakovsky posted a photo of himself sitting a lobby, which may have been where he had the surgery done.
Burakovsky teases a friend who may have been tasked with driving him home.
Burakovsky Undergoes Successful Surgery
ARLINGTON, Va. – Washington Capitals forward Andre Burakovsky underwent a successful surgery on his fractured left thumb Tuesday. Burakovsky sustained the injury during the third period against the Florida Panthers on Oct. 21. Based on the nature of this procedure, Burakovsky is expected to miss six-to-eight weeks.
Photo: Cara Bahniuk
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