Troy Brouwer Has Shoulder Surgery

The Blackhawks announced yesterday that forward Troy Brouwer had surgery when the season ended.

“Troy Brouwer underwent surgery on Tuesday to repair a right shoulder labral tear which had been symptomatic intermittently throughout the season. The surgery went very well and we anticipate a full recovery.”

Brouwer is the second restricted free agent from the 2010-11 roster to go under the knife already this summer; Chris Campoli had knee surgery a couple weeks ago.

Perhaps the most interesting piece of this release is that the shoulder gave Brouwer problems all year.

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