Detroit F Jakub Vrana to have surgery, miss 4 months

Detroit forward Jakub Vrana will undergo shoulder surgery and miss at least four months of his first full season with the Red Wings.The Red Wings acquired Vrana from Washington in the April deadline deal that sent Anthony Mantha to the Capitals. He then signed a three-year deal worth $15.75 million in early August.Vrana was injured 10 minutes into his first practice at training camp with the Red Wings. It’s unclear how he was hurt.Vrana, 25, rewarded Detroit almost immediately by posting a four-goal outburst on April 22, his fourth game for the franchise. He finished the season with 19 goals and 17 assists in 50 games split between Washington and Detroit.

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