Gustavsson undergoes heart procedure

Updated: September 15, 2009, 3:53 PM ET
Associated Press

TORONTO -- Swedish goaltender Jonas Gustavsson's bid to play for the Toronto Maple Leafs has been stalled by a heart problem coach Ron Wilson describes as a minor concern.

Gustavsson experienced a racing heartbeat following fitness tests Saturday and took part in on-ice sessions Monday. He was not at the team's practice facility Tuesday.

Doctors have performed an ablation, which requires an incision in the groin area, Wilson said.

"They go in a touch a part of his heart that ...

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