Oct 30, 2013; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Paul Martin (left) is checked into the boards by Boston Bruins left wing Milan Lucic (17) during the first period at the CONSOL Energy Center. The Pittsburgh Penguins won 3-2. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

Report: Paul Martin Has Surgery on Hand


Pittsburgh Penguins’ defenseman Paul Martin reportedly had surgery to repair his broken hand on Thursday – according to Rob Rossi of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

Head coach Dan Bylsma said Martin, who’s expected to miss 4-6 weeks, opted for surgery because it would help it heal quicker – per Rossi.

Martin has not played since Team USA’s quarterfinal matchup against the Czech Republic on Feb. 19.

In 33 games for Pittsburgh this season, Martin’s collected 12 points (2G, 10A) and skated to a minus-1 rating.

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