Pens forward Dominik Simon out 6 months after shoulder surgery

Pens forward Dominik Simon out 6 months after shoulder surgery
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Pittsburgh Penguins forward Dominik Simon will not return to the ice anytime soon, even if his teammates do.

Simon underwent what the team called a successful shoulder surgery recently, but his recovery will take about six months.

According to the team, the 25-year-old was injured Feb. 29 during a game against the San Jose Sharks.

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Simon had seven minutes of ice time in that game and did not return to ice before the league suspended play in mid-March.

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