Brampton NHL star Sean Monahan undergoes season-ending surgery
Published April 3, 2023 at 3:06 pm
Brampton hockey star and Montreal Canadiens centre Sean Monahan’s season has come to an early end.
The Montreal Canadiens announced on Monday (April 3) that Monahan has undergone season-ending groin surgery.
The 28-year-old veteran centre and pending unrestricted free agent had six goals and 11 assists in 25 games with the Canadiens this season after Montreal acquired him from the Calgary Flames last off-season.
Monahan hasn’t played since Dec. 5 and joins a long list of Canadiens whose seasons have ended early, including Cole Caufield, Josh Anderson, David Savard and Kaiden Guhle.
Monahan was born in Brampton and started his NHL career with Calgary Flames in 2013 after three seasons with the Ottawa 67’s. Just last summer the City honoured the Brampton native by rechristening Glenforest Park as Sean Monahan Park.
The Canadiens also announced forward Alex Belzile will miss the remainder of the season with a fractured leg.
Montreal, which sits 28th in the league standings with a 30-41-6 record, has five games left in the season.
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