Prospal undergoes successful surgery
Knee operation on alternate captain was performed on Monday morning
The procedure was performed by Dr. Andrew Feldman at the NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases in New York. Prospal will be sidelined for six to eight weeks.
The Rangers return to action tonight against the Colorado Avalanche at Madison Square Garden (7:00 p.m.), in the Blueshirts’ first contest vs. a Western Conference opponent this season. New York has won each of its last two meetings with Colorado, out-scoring the Avalanche 9-2 over the span.
The game will be televised nationally on Versus and can be heard on AM 970 The Apple.