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Peca out estimated six weeks for Canadiens with knee injury

Forward left game against Penguins midway through third period

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Matthew Peca will be out approximately six weeks for the Montreal Canadiens with a knee injury sustained in 4-1 win against the Pittsburgh Penguins at PPG Paints Arena on Tuesday.

The forward left the game midway through the third period after Penguins center Evgeni Malkin jumped and landed on him in the neutral zone.

Peca is without a point in four games with the Canadiens this season. He has 11 points (three goals, seven assists) in 18 games for Laval of the American Hockey League.

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