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Capitals' Poti to have surgery on eye

Updated: April 27, 2010, 10:12 PM ET
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ARLINGTON, Va. -- Defenseman Tom Poti will have to undergo surgery on an injured eye after he was hit with a puck Monday and will miss Game 7 of the Washington Capitals' first-round playoff series against the Montreal Canadiens.

"It's a pretty significant injury," Capitals coach Bruce Boudreau said Tuesday, "so he's definitely out for tomorrow's game."

Poti was hit with a puck late in the second period of Game 6 and flew home with the team after the game. Boudreau said Poti ...

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