Pacioretty To Undergo Surgery |


RALEIGH, NC – Don Waddell, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that forward Max Pacioretty will undergo surgery to repair a torn Achilles. The procedure will be performed by Dr. Kevin Logel at Raleigh Orthopaedic on Wednesday. Pacioretty’s expected recovery time is six months.

Pacioretty, 33, was acquired by the Hurricanes along with defenseman Dylan Coghlan from the Vegas Golden Knights in exchange for future considerations on July 13, 2022. He tallied 37 points (19g, 18a) in 39 NHL games with Vegas in 2021-22. The 6’2″, 217-pound forward has recorded 642 points (323g, 319a) in 850 career NHL games with Montreal and Vegas. The New Canaan, Conn., native was drafted by the Canadiens in the first round, 22nd overall, of the 2007 NHL Draft.



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