Red Wings D Green out for season with virus

Detroit Red Wings defenseman Mike Green will miss the remainder of the season because of a virus that is affecting his liver, the team announced Thursday.The issue, which is not believed to be serious, also cost Green the first nine games of the season. He returned to score five goals with 21 assists in 43 games in between bouts with the issue.”The doctor has suggested several weeks of complete rest to deal with it, so he’ll be out for the season,” Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill said, according to nhl.com. “From what we understand, the complete rest should take care of it. This shouldn’t be something that keeps coming back.”

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