According to Newsday, Rangers President and GM Glen Sather is expected to undergo surgery for prostate cancer tomorrow at a hospital in New York.
The report says that Sather has to be hospitalized for a few days but will be able to resume his normal duties soon.
Rangers assistant GM Jeff Gorton is representing the team at the GM meetings in Toronto.
Gorton handles “day-to-day business in hockey operations, including salary cap and collective bargaining issues and administration of player contracts.”
Sather has been President and GM of the Rangers since June 1, 2000
Newsday is owned by Cablevision which also owns the Rangers.