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Connor Hobbs To Miss Six To Eight Weeks With Fractured Wrist

Connor Hobbs to miss six to eight weeks with fractured wrist

The Hershey Bears announced Sunday afternoon that rookie defenseman Connor Hobbs will miss six to eight weeks of action with a fractured wrist, sustained Saturday night in Hershey’s loss to Toronto.

Hobbs injured himself after Marlies defensemen Timothy Liljegrena moved out the way of a check Hobbs was attempting.

He did not return to the game after the injury, as Hershey would go on to lose 4-1 to Toronto.

The Bears had recalled defenseman Kris Bindilus from South Carolina in a move prior to the injury announcement of Hobbs Sunday morning.

Press release:

(Hershey, PA- November 5, 2017)- The Hershey Bears announced today that defenseman Connor Hobbs is expected to miss six to eight weeks with a fractured left wrist. The announcement was made by Hershey’s Vice President of Hockey Operations, Bryan Helmer.

Hobbs, 20, was injured in the first period of Hershey’s 4-1 loss to Toronto on Saturday. The defender did not return to the game after colliding with the boards in front of Hershey’s bench.

Hershey hits the road to battle I-81 rival Wilkes-Barre/Scranton this afternoon. The puck drops at 3:05 p.m. and the game may be heard on the Bears Radio Network.

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