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Update on Max Pacioretty

by Staff Writer / Montréal Canadiens
MONTREAL – Jacques Martin met with the Montreal media after practice on Wednesday to give an update on Max Pacioretty’s condition after the young winger left Tuesday’s game following a hit by Zdneo Chara.

Max Pacioretty has a severe concussion, as well as a fracture of the fourth cervical vertebrae, but it's not displaced,” explained Martin. “Max will remain at the hospital for further observation. There will be no other prognosis for the time being, but he will obviously be out indefinitely. The most important thing for our organization right now is Max’s recovery. We will continue following recommendations from the doctors and of course, Max and his immediate family would appreciate privacy in this matter.”

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