Simon Gagné will miss the World championships.
Simon Gagné of the Philadelphia Flyers will not represent Canada in the World championships in Moscow because of an abdominal hernia. He will be operated immediatly after the regular season will be over.
The abdominal hernia he is suffering isn't bad enough to take him out completely but Gagné told the press that he cannot skate at full power because of it. This season he has 37 goals and 21 assists for a total of 58 points in 69 games. The Flyers are already eliminated from the playoffs.