Hurricanes’ Martinook likely to miss 6-8 weeks
Hurricanes forward Jordan Martinook is expected to miss 6-8 weeks with a core muscle injury.
GM Don Waddell said Thursday that Martinook will have surgery Friday to repair the injury.
Martinook has an assist in four games this season, his second with the team and first as an alternate captain. He had a career-best 15 goals plus 10 assists while playing all 82 regularseason games a year ago, then added four assists in 10 playoff games.
Canucks win big: J.T. Miller had a goal and three assists to lead the Canucks to an 8-2 victory over the Kings on Wednesday night in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Miller finished the Canucks’ home opener with a career-high four points, while Brandon Sutter had two goals and an assist and Chris Tanev added a goal and an assist.
Elias Pettersson, Josh Leivo and Alex Edler also scored for the Canucks. Rookie defenseman Quinn Hughes scored his first career goal.