Northeastern Ontario product Danny Katic is on the injured list and will be lost to the Saginaw Spirit for an indefinite period, Hockey News North has confirmed.
The 6-foot-5, 210-pound left winger, who hails from the Timmins area, is in his second full Ontario Hockey League season with Saginaw, which took Katic in the eighth round of the 2016 priority selections draft.
Joey Battaino, who is Saginaw’s director of broadcasting and communications, relayed to Hockey News North that Katic has an “upper body injury … surgery is required and he is out indefinitely at this point.”
At the time that he was injured, Katic — who has a 2000 birth date — had 6 goals, 10 assists, 16 points in 42 games for Saginaw this season.
Katic broke his collarbone in a game against the Ottawa 67s on Sunday. He has since returned to his Timmins area home and is slated for surgery later this week.