Winnipeg Jets centre Jim Slater has undergone off-season hip surgery, but it isn't expected to keep him from training camp.

General manager Kevin Cheveldayoff issued a statement Friday about the operation to fix a problem that was diagnosed after the season ended.

"Jim Slater underwent successful hip labrum surgery yesterday to repair an issue that was diagnosed following the season," said Cheveldayoff.

The labrum is a ring of cartilage around the outside rim of the socket of the hip joint.