PITTSBURGH, PA - JANUARY 06: Marian Gaborik #10 of the New York Rangers skates up to a face off against the Pittsburgh Penguins during the NHL game at Consol Energy Center on January 6, 2012 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
Marian Gaborik was an integral part of the New York Rangers in 2011-12. He will need to have shoulder surgery in the offseason.
Now that the New York Rangers have finally seen the end of their season after failing to advance to the Stanley Cup Finals, they can fully focus on getting ready for next season. For the players, the first aspect of this preparation is to rest up and heal after a grueling year. Marian Gaborik is one of the players will will require surgery to repair an injury.
Blueshirts United reports that Gaborik will have surgery in New York on Wednesday to repair a torn labrum in his shoulder. It is unclear when and how Gaborik injured his shoulder, and there is no immediate timeline for his recovery process and return to action.
Gaborik appeared in all 102 Rangers games (including the postseason) in 2011-12 season and had a year that saw him head to the All-Star Game and lead the Rangers with 41 goals and 35 assists in the regular season. He scored five goals and had six assists in the postseason.