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Anaheim defenseman Sheldon Souray will miss entire season after further surgery on right wrist

Anaheim Ducks defenseman Sheldon Souray will miss the entire season after another operation on his right wrist. His surgery Friday was to relieve arthritis symptoms related to a torn ligament.

The 37-year-old player was injured during summer training and he never got on the ice in his second season with the NHL-leading Ducks.

Souray had seven goals and 10 assists during a solid debut season with Anaheim, which signed him to a three-year, $11 million deal in 2012.

Souray's absence has been mitigated by the emergence of 19-year-old rookie Hampus Lindholm and the maturation of U.S. national team defenseman Cam Fowler.

Anaheim also assigned long-injured defenseman Luca Sbisa to the AHL for rehabilitation.