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Vancouver Canucks forward Justin Bailey undergoes successful shoulder surgery

Vancouver Canucks forward Justin Bailey has undergone successful shoulder surgery to repair damage done in a Feb. 11 loss to Calgary.

Bailey, 25, had been placed on LTIR in the middle of March, and has missed the last 20 games.

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“Justin Bailey underwent successful shoulder surgery yesterday,” Canucks GM Jim Benning said in a statement. “There is no timeline for his return to play however, he will miss the remainder of this season.”

Bailey, 25, had only drawn into the Canucks lineup three times this year averaging 6:48 TOI/game and firing six shots on net.

Zach Laing is the Nation Network’s news director and senior columnist. He can be followed on Twitter at @zjlaing, or reached by email at [email protected]