Detroit Red Wings Captain Dylan Larkin undergoes core muscle surgery. He will be out for 8-10 weeks

DETROIT Detroit Red Wingscenter Dylan LarkinHe had core muscle surgery Monday and was officially named the team's second captain.

According to the Red Wings, his recovery should take between eight and ten weeks. Larkin, 25 years old, leads the Red Wings with 31 goals & 69 points in just 71 games.

Since 2016, when Larkin was still a rookie, Detroit has not been able to earn a playoff spot. Its streak of 25 consecutive postseasons also ended.

Larkin is originally from Waterford, Michigan and has 358 career points in seven seasons with Red Wings. Detroit drafted him No. He was drafted No. 15 in the 2014 draft, and made his NHL debut one year later.

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