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Blues’ Langenbrunner likely out for season after surgery

Feb 9, 2013, 10:00 PM EDT

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Saturday began as a good night for St. Louis Blues veterans as Wade Redden played game No. 1,000, but it wasn’t all good news. It looks like Jamie Langenbrunner‘s 2013 campaign might be over, or close to it.

The 37-year-old winger is scheduled to undergo surgery for a torn labrum in his left hip, sidelining him indefinitely, according to the team. Jeremy Rutherford of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch goes one step further, declaring Langenbrunner’s season over.

It’s not a huge loss for St. Louis, as Langenbrunner has been a bit player (one assist in four games) this season.

One cannot help but wonder what the outlook is like for his career, though. With plenty of mileage (1,109 regular season contests plus 146 playoff games) and a fading role, the former New Jersey Devils captain might not have much left in the tank.

The first step is merely recovering from this procedure, though.

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