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.
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.
(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.