NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — New York Rangers forward Jesper Fast underwent successful left hip surgery and will be out for about five months.
Fast, 25, skated in 68 regular-season games last season, scoring six goals and adding 15 assists. The defensive forward and standout penalty killer had a plus-6 rating.READ MORE: NYPD Officer Wilbert Mora Remains Hospitalized After Harlem Shooting; Sources Say Suspect Had Multiple Guns Hidden Under Mattress'I'm Very Cautious:' Harlem Community Responds To Adams' Plan To Restore Anti-Crime Unit
Fast also had three goals and three assists in 12 playoff games.
He was selected for the team’s Players’ Player Award for the second consecutive season.MORE NEWS: Scrap Metal Fire At Port Newark Sends Heavy Smoke Into Surrounding Neighborhoods
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