Matt Beleskey Discussion (Labrum Surgery - 5 Months (Oct) Return)
Matt Beleskey Labrum Surgery & Return Timetable
Ducks winger Matt Beleskey underwent surgery Wednesday to repair a torn labrum in his left shoulder and is expected to be fully recovered in five months, the club announced.
He becomes the second Ducks player in three days to have surgery.
Defenseman Toni Lydman underwent successful surgery Monday to fix a torn labrum in his right shoulder and also is expected to fully recovered in five months.
Matt Beleskey reports that he remains working towards recovery from Labrum Surgery earlier his summer. (Est return 5 months - Mid Oct). As projected, he may miss some games at the start of the season.
Beleskey, who was heading to an appointment to get a progress update on his shoulder, said he’s happy with how his rehabilitation process is going.
“The surgery went very, very well,” said Beleskey, who had three goals and seven assists in 35 games with the Ducks last season. ”They repaired everything. Ther’s no pain in my shoulder at all right now. It seems to be on schedule, which is good.”
Beleskey also held out hope of being ready for the season opener, though the original five-month timetable is right on the line in terms of when he could be available.
“You never really know when you’ll be [ready],” he said. ”It could be early, it could be late. They usually say five months recovery so that’s early October. That’s been our goal all summer and hopefully that’s when I can make it.”
Beleskey is part of the group taking informal workouts with other Ducks, prospects and alumni in Anaheim.