Max Pacioretty: I'm going to Sochi

Updated: February 10, 2014, 10:21 AM ET
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RALEIGH, N.C. -- Montreal Canadiens left wing Max Pacioretty said he is still going to the Olympics despite suffering a lower body injury against the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday night.

"I'm OK. I'm going to Sochi," the U.S. Olympian said, according to NHL.com, following Montreal's 4-1 victory.

A Team USA spokesman echoed his claim, saying Pacioretty was still expected to head to Russia. There were no changes in that plan, the spokesman said.

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