SAN JOSE – Defenseman Mario Ferraro underwent operation to repair service a fracture in his decreased left fibula Sunday and is predicted to pass up the subsequent six-to-eight weeks, the Sharks declared.
Ferraro experienced the injury in the second interval of Saturday’s game with the Boston Bruins, and now could miss out on the relaxation of the typical time.
Ferraro was chasing a puck deep in the Sharks’ zone when he was hit by Bruins winger Taylor Corridor, creating Ferraro to tumble feet very first into the close boards. Ferraro’s left skate very first hit the conclusion wall, and he was favoring that leg as he was aided off the ice by Sharks head athletic coach Ray Tufts.
“I was on the ice. I saw him go down and I heard him scream,” Sharks captain Logan Couture reported of Ferraro. “I did not basically see what happened. The ref mentioned (Hall) pushed him from powering.”
Hall obtained an interference penalty for the play, and the Sharks scored on the ensuing energy play to tie the match 1-1. The Bruins scored the up coming two goals and wom the activity 3-1.
Ferraro is 2nd on the team in regular time on ice with 23:33 per recreation. Only Brent Burns, at 26:22 per activity, averages extra time.
The Sharks (23-23-6) are now with out defensemen Erik Karlsson, Jaycob Megna, and Nicolas Meloche, and are now 9 details out of a playoff place with 30 games left to play. The Sharks engage in the Seattle Kraken at SAP Heart on Sunday to near out a 3-game homestand.
Meloche (undisclosed) is continue to regarded as day-to-working day, but Karlsson (forearm) and Megna (foot) are at least two months or much more from returning.