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Wings' captain should make full recovery

Updated: May 6, 2004, 2:47 PM ET
Associated Press

DETROIT -- Detroit captain Steve Yzerman is out indefinitely after undergoing 4 hours of surgery for a scratched cornea and broken bone just below his left eye.

Yzerman is expected to make a full recovery, the Red Wings said in a statement Sunday, adding that he will be unavailable to comment for a week.

Yzerman was hurt when he was hit in the face with a puck during Detroit's 1-0 loss to Calgary in Game 5 on Saturday night. The Red Wings fell behind 1-0 shortly after he was injured, ...

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