NHL

Habs' Pacioretty out three weeks with hamstring strain

{eot}
The Canadian Press
10/17/2013 11:08:54 PM
Decrease Text SizeIncrease Text Size
Text Size

MONTREAL -- The Montreal Canadiens will be without forward Max Pacioretty for three weeks.

Coach Michel Therrien announced Thursday that Pacioretty has a strained left hamstring.

The first-line left winger suffered the injury during an awkward fall in Montreal's 3-0 win in Winnipeg on Tuesday.

"It's bad luck, but it could have been a lot worse," said Therrien. "We'll take time to make sure he gets better, but it the meantime, it's not such bad news. It could have been worse."

The U.S. Olympic team hopeful has had a rough start to the season. He jammed a wrist in the opening game, but only missed one contest.

Pacioretty is know for his quick recuperation from injuries, but when asked if he would be back for the Canadiens next game Saturday against Nashville, Therrien smiled and said "This time, I don't think so."

Max Pacioretty (Photo: Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images)

zoom

(Photo: Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images)
Share This

Share This

Add to FacebookAdd to DiggAdd to FarkAdd to TwitterAdd to Stumble UponAdd to Reddit
Print this Story

2014-15 NHL Preview

From The Hockey Insider

TSN's Bob McKenzie sets up the start of training camp, going one-on-one with the GMs from all seven Canadian teams.


WATCH: Bryan Murray - Ottawa Senators

WATCH: Dave Nonis - Toronto Maple Leafs

WATCH: Kevin Cheveldayoff - Winnipeg Jets

WATCH: Marc Bergevin - Montreal Canadiens

WATCH: Brad Treliving - Calgary Flames

WATCH: Craig MacTavish - Edmonton Oilers

WATCH: Jim Benning - Vancouver Canucks


TSN.ca previews what to expect out of the NHL's 30 teams as we count down to puck drop. Check daily for team previews and updates on each Canadian franchise leading up to Oct. 8.


Latest Preview: Dallas Stars






TSN TweetBox
© 2014
All rights reserved.
Bell Media Television