12:12PM: Brooks says that the surgery was as a result of wear and tear that Lindberg suffered and not one exact incident. (NY Post)
11:47AM: Lindberg is likely to miss the first six-weeks of next season. (Brooks)
11:20AM: The Rangers have announced that Oscar Lindberg underwent a successful simultaneous bilateral hip labral repair.
His recovery time is six months and the surgery was performed at the Hospital for Special Surgery.
Lindberg only played in four of the Rangers final 18 games, including playoffs, and played 16:52 in the Rangers Game 5 loss to the Penguins.
From the Rangers: "Lindberg, 24, skated in 68 games with the Rangers in 2015-16, registering 13 goals and 15 assists for 28 points, along with a plus-12 rating and 43 penalty minutes. Lindberg tied for second among NHL rookies in plus/minus rating, ranked eighth in hits (132), and tied for 10th in even strength goals (12) this past season. He received the Lars-Erik Sjoberg Award as the top Rangers rookie in Training Camp in 2015."