Anaheim Ducks defenseman Cam Fowler can have surgery Friday for a facial fracture sustained when he was hit by a puck Monday evening.
A CT scan revealed a posh fracture that concerned the orbital bone, the crew introduced, including that the size of his absence can be decided after the surgery.
Fowler was hit within the face by a shot from Nashville’s Craig Smith with three:06 remaining in regulation of a 2-1 Anaheim extra time victory.
He’s within the first yr of an eight-year, $52 million contract extension signed final yr.
Fowler, a 2010 first-round decide, has three targets and 7 assists for the Ducks this season.