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SportTrevor van Riemsdyk injury update: Hurricanes defenseman has season-ending surgery

20:05  04 may  2019
20:05  04 may  2019 Source:   sportingnews.com

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Van Riemsdyk was injured less than a minute into the game, when Islanders winger Cal Clutterbuck slammed him against the boards. Van Riemsdyk , 29, has played in all eight of the Hurricanes ' playoff games, but he has no goals and no assists so far. Carolina rolled with five defenseman for the

Trevor van Riemsdyk (born July 24, 1991) is an American professional ice hockey defenseman currently playing for the Carolina Hurricanes in the National Hockey League (NHL). He won the Stanley Cup in 2015 with the Chicago Blackhawks.

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The Hurricanes will be without one of their top-six defenseman for the remainder of the Stanley Cup playoffs after Trevor van Riemsdyk underwent shoulder surgery Thursday, TSN reported Saturday.

Van Riemsdyk was injured less than a minute into Game 2 of the Canes' series against the Islanders last Sunday when he was checked hard into the boards by winger Cal Clutterbuck. The Hurricanes completed a four-game sweep of New York on Friday and will play the winner of the Bruins-Blue Jackets series in the Eastern Conference finals.

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Van Riemsdyk , the younger brother of NHL forward James van Riemsdyk , took time to get noticed, going Van Riemsdyk , a Middletown, N.J., native, was named to the NCAA Northeast Regional All-Tournament Team and the Hockey 6, 2013 - and had a season -high three points (all assists) Jan.

Hurricans defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk , who missed three games with a concussion, was activated from injured reserve on Thursday. The Golden Knights have traded defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk to the Hurricanes and defenseman David Schlemko to the Canadiens.

Van Riemsdyk, 29, had appeared in all of Carolina's playoffs games to that point. The Hurricanes upset the defending-champion Capitals in seven games in the first round.

Van Riemsdyk had no points and averaged 13:50 minutes per game in those nine games.

Haydn Fleury, 22, Carolina's first-round pick in the 2014 NHL Draft (seventh overall), replaced van Riemsdyk in the final two games of the Islanders series. He didn't get on the scoresheet but was plus-3.

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The Carolina Hurricanes signed free-agent defenseman Calvin de Haan, formerly of the New York De Haan was limited to 33 games by a shoulder injury last season that required surgery but had 12 points That leaves restricted free agent Trevor van Riemsdyk with Haydn Fleury on the third pairing.

His regular season came to an early end due to a shoulder injury , and an illness over the offseason Quietly, van Riemsdyk put together a solid first season in Raleigh. From start to finish, TvR was just The big, right-shot defenseman had eight points last season . Scoring Projections (assuming 82 GP).

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