Puck fractured Lindsay's larynx

Updated: January 4, 2004, 7:31 PM ET
Associated Press

MONTREAL -- Atlanta Thrashers forward Bill Lindsay had surgery Sunday to repair a fractured larynx and is expected to miss the remainder of the season.

 Bill Lindsay

Lindsay, 32, was struck in the throat by a puck in the second period Saturday night against the Canadiens. He is expected to remain in the hospital for seven to 10 days.

The Thrashers lost the game 5-1.

Lindsay was scoreless in 24 games this season. He has 83 goals, 141 assists and 992 penalty minutes in 13 seasons with Quebec, Florida, Calgary, San Jose, Montreal and Atlanta.

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