Red Wings’ Mike Green to have surgery on cervical spine

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Mike Green (25) waits for a faceoff. (Paul Sancya/AP)

Detroit Red Wings defenceman Mike Green will have season-ending surgery on his cervical spine.

The Red Wings said Thursday the procedure is scheduled for April 5 at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City and will be performed by Dr. Frank Cammisa.

Green missed seven games from Feb. 17-28 with the injury. He returned to the lineup March 2 at Winnipeg and re-aggravated the injury during practice Wednesday at Little Caesars Arena.

The 32-year-old Green had eight goals and 25 assists in 65 games this season.

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