"Danny could have surgery," coach Joel Quenneville told ESPN. "It's at the discussion stages, but it's out there."
Quenneville did not discount the likelihood that Carcillo's season might be over.
Carcillo signed a one-year contract with the Hawks on July, 1 2011.
In 28 games this season, Carcillo has tallied two points and nine assists for 11 points, and 82 penalty minutes.
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