Mike Green to undergo season-ending surgery on cervical spine

DETROIT -- Detroit Red Wings defenseman Mike Green will have season-ending surgery on his cervical spine.

The Red Wings said Thursday the procedure is scheduled for April 5 at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City and will be performed by Dr. Frank Cammisa.

Green missed seven games from Feb. 17 to Feb. 28 with the injury. He returned to the lineup March 2 at Winnipeg and reaggravated the injury during practice on Wednesday at Little Caesars Arena.

The 32-year-old Green had eight goals and 25 assists in 65 games this season.