Penguins defenseman Trotman undergoes successful knee surgery

Zach Trotman

PITTSBURGH (93.7 the Fan) Zach Trotman, defenseman in the Pittsburgh Penguins organization underwent successful knee surgery on Thursday, it was announced by general manager Jim Rutherford.

The surgery was performed by Dr. Hans Olsen at the Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center in Wilkes-Barre, PA.

Trotman took part in the initial portion of the Penguins’ 2020-21 Training Camp and the surgery was to repair a torn meniscus.

Trotman is 30-years-old and is expected to sidelined for the next four to six weeks.

Prior to the Penguins first game on Wednesday, Trotman was placed on season opening injured reserve.