OTTAWA, ONTARIO - APRIL 03: Dylan Larkin #71 of the Detroit Red Wings skates against the Ottawa Senators at Canadian Tire Centre on April 03, 2022 in Ottawa, Ontario. (Photo by Chris Tanouye/Getty Images)

Detroit Red Wings center Dylan Larkin underwent core muscle surgery Monday (April 18) and will miss the rest of the season. He was serving as the team’s captain.

According to the Red Wings, his recovery is projected to last eight to 10 weeks. He’s a stellar player, as he leads the Red Wings with 31 goals and 69 points in 71 games.

Larkin hails from Waterford, Michigan, and played hockey for the Michigan Wolverines. Detroit drafted him No. 15 overall in 2014 draft.

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