Ferraro sustains fibula fracture, will miss 6-8 weeks


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Mario Ferraro’s injury looked bad yesterday, and today’s news confirmed it.

The San Jose Sharks announced Sunday afternoon that Ferraro “underwent surgery today to repair a fracture in his lower left fibula” and is expected to miss 6-8 weeks.

“His spirits are down. I know he was down after the game last night,” Sharks coach Bob Boughner told reporters. “With only two months to go in the season, an injury like that, time’s not on his side. It’s a devastating blow for us.”

Ferraro was pushed into the corner boards by the Boston Bruins’ Taylor Hall on Saturday night. 

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