MONTREAL - The Montreal Canadiens announced that forward Paul Byron underwent knee surgery on Tuesday.
His recovery period is expected to be four weeks. The procedure was performed by Dr. Thierry Pauyo in Montreal.
Byron suffered the injury during the 3rd period of the game against the Capitals on November 15 in Washington.
Byron has registered four points (1-3-4) in 19 games with the Canadiens thus far this season. He also posted a +3 differential, and amassed four penalty minutes.