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Habs lose P.A. Parenteau to injury (Updated)

Colorado Avalanche v Calgary Flames

CALGARY, AB - DECEMBER 6: P.A. Parenteau #15 of the Colorado Avalanche skates against the Calgary Flames during an NHL game at Scotiabank Saddledome on December 6, 2013 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images)

Derek Leung

Canadiens forward P.A. Parenteau left Montreal’s preseason game against the Ottawa Senators with what the team called a “lower body injury"on Saturday night.

Forward Pierre-Alexandre Parenteau will not return tonight (lower body injury).

— Canadiens Montréal (@CanadiensMTL) October 5, 2014

According to TVA’s Renaud Lavoie, Parenteau suffered the injury during the first period.Update:

#Habs Therrien spoke to team’s medical staff and says Parenteau’s lower body injury is not serious. Same with Eller.

— John Lu (@JohnLuTSNMtl) October 5, 2014

Parenteau was acquired by the Canadiens in June along with a fifth-round draft pick in 2015 from the Colorado Avalanche in exchange for Daniel Briere.

The 31-year-old has 73 goals and 205 points in 291 career NHL games with the Blackhawks, Rangers, Islanders and Avalanche.