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Sam Bennett will undergo surgery on his shoulder next week and is expected to miss 4-6 months.

This summer's fourth overall pick is expected to make a full recovery, but will have to wait until next season to crack the Flames roster. This injury also means that Bennett will not be able to participate in the IIHF World Junior Championships starting on Boxing Day. Bennett has a bright NHL future ahead of him and he will be back in Flames camp next fall.

Source: @NHLFlames 10/9/14, 1:26 pm EST

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Bennett will find out if he needs shoulder surgery on Wednesday.

Bennett, 18, who was the Flames first round pick (4th overall) this summer is still with the Flames, but as a non-roster injured player with shoulder surgery looming. It is believed that surgery is a strong possibility, but we won't know until Wednesday. He was limited to three pre-season games and missed parts of main camp because of a groin injury coming out of rookie camp, which was followed by his shoulder troubles.

Source: Donna Spencer 10/7/14, 8:14 pm EST

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