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Max Pacioretty to miss 3 weeks

Updated: October 18, 2013, 12:25 AM ET
Associated Press

MONTREAL -- The Montreal Canadiens will be without forward Max Pacioretty for three weeks because of a strained left hamstring.

The first-line left wing suffered the injury during an awkward fall in Montreal's 3-0 win in Winnipeg on Tuesday.

"It's bad luck, but it could have been a lot worse," Canadiens coach Michel Therrien said. "We'll take time to make sure he gets better, but it the meantime, it's not such bad news. It could have been worse."

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