DETROIT - On Saturday morning, the Canadiens announced that Charles Hudon had suffered a fractured sternum at practice on November 25. He will be sidelined indefinitely.
The Quebec native had played in three games with the Canadiens so far this season, picking up two assists.
Meanwhile, head coach Michel Therrien confirmed that Artturi Lehkonen would return to the lineup against the Detroit Red Wings.
The Finnish forward scored two goals and added an assist in 12 games with the Canadiens this year. He last played on November 5 against the Philadelphia Flyers.