NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — About a week after announcing Chris Kreider is out indefinitely with a blood clot in his right arm, the Rangers said Friday that the forward will undergo surgery to have his rib resected.

The team did not provide a timeline for his return.

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Kreider left the Rangers’ Dec. 27 game against the Washington Capitals after he experienced swelling in his arm. Subsequent testing at the Hospital for Special Surgery revealed the blood clot.

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Chris Kreider

Rangers forward Chris Kreider takes a shot against the Islanders at Barclays Center on Dec. 6, 2016. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

The 26-year-old has has skated in 37 games with the Rangers this season, registering 11 goals and 11 assists.

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The Blueshirts (21-14-5), who are currently in fourth place in the Metropolitan Division and occupy one of the two Eastern Conference wild-card spots, take on the Coyotes in Arizona on Saturday night.