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Seidenberg out 8 weeks after surgery

The Bruins announced that defenseman Dennis Seidenberg [1] had successful surgery to repair a lacerated flexor carpi radialis tendon in his left forearm and is expected to sidelined for eight weeks. Seidenberg suffered the injury during the first period of the Bruins’ game vs. the Maple Leafs [2] on Saturday in Toronto.

Seidenberg has played in 17 games for the Bruins since being acquired from the Florida Panthers [3] at the trade deadline on March 3. He has two goals, seven assists and a plus-9 rating.