Panthers G Markstrom to have knee surgery

The Florida Panthers revealed on Tuesday that netminder Jacob Markstrom will undergo knee surgery.

The procedure, deemed a minor one by club general manager Dale Tallon, will take place on Wednesday at Doctors Hospital in Coral Gables and will be performed by Dr. John Uribe.

A 21-year-old native of Sweden, Markstrom has gone 2-4-1 with a 2.66 goals- against average in seven games this season.