Blue Jackets' Calvert has abdominal surgery

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Columbus, OH ( - Columbus Blue Jackets forward Matt Calvert underwent surgery Tuesday to repair an abdominal injury and he is expected to be out for six weeks.

The surgery was performed by Dr. William Meyers at the Vincera Institute in Philadelphia.

Calvert was placed on the injured reserve Monday.

He has no points in three games this season after registering nine goals and seven assists in 42 games with Columbus in 2013.