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Canucks' Malhotra has 2nd eye operation

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - Vancouver Canucks forward Manny Malhotra has had a second operation on his injured left eye.

The team said Tuesday night in a brief statement that Malhotra's surgery, that took place in New York, was successful. The decision for Malhotra to have another operation was made after consultation with specialists and team doctors.

No other updates on his condition were given.

Malhotra was struck in the face by a puck on March 16 in a game against the Colorado Avalanche.

"Manny Malhotra's health continues to be the primary concern of the hockey club," the statement said. "Progress updates will be made available at the appropriate time."