VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) -Vancouver Canucks center Brendan Morrison could be out up to 12 weeks after surgery on his right wrist Monday.
He showed up at B.C. Place on Monday in a cast that ran from his right finger, past his elbow to his upper arm. He's expected to remain in a cast at least six weeks.
Morrison, who jammed his wrist into the boards during an exhibition game on Sept. 26, learned he needed surgery Thursday. Morrison's 542-game playing streak, the longest current run in the NHL, ended Wednesday night when he was forced out of the lineup because of the injury.
Morrison missed his third game Sunday, a 2-1 shootout loss to Edmonton.
Morrison, who has eight goals and 12 assists, is hopeful he will be back with the Canucks for the playoffs.

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