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Medical update on Pacioretty, Mete

Canadiens captain, Habs rookie defenseman both expected to miss several weeks recovering from injuries

by Dan Braverman @CanadiensMTL /

BOSTON - The Canadiens announced on Monday that forward Max Pacioretty and defenseman Victor Mete would be out for several weeks recovering from injuries.

In Pacioretty's case, the captain suffered a knee injury on March 2 in Brooklyn, and is expected to take four to six weeks to recover.

As for Mete, he suffered a fractured finger in that same game at the Barclays Center, and is expected to be out for six weeks.

Both players left the game against the Islanders and did not return.

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