Havlat suffered the freak injury last Saturday coming off the bench in a 3-2 victory against the Edmonton Oilers, and will have to wait and see how it heals up before a time table is made for his return. General manager Doug Wilson spoke about the injury at a Wednesday press conference:
"The good news," Wilson said, is that the injury is "not as as bad as the team initially thought."
Team doctors feel that Havlat will be able to make a full recovery before the last stretch of the season and into the playoffs.
Havlat, 30, has 15 points for San Jose this season with two goals and 13 assists.
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