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Report: Habs’ Gonchar to miss game vs. Red Wings

Sergei Gonchar

Sergei Gonchar


Montreal Canadiens defenseman Sergei Gonchar is expected to miss Monday’s game against the Detroit Red Wings due to an upper body injury.

Gonchar suffered the injury Saturday night thanks to a first period hit from Leafs’ forward David Clarkson.

Clarkson was assessed a major penalty for interference, five for fighting and a game misconduct on the play.

According to Lavoie, Clarkson isn’t expected to face supplemental discipline for the hit.

Gonchar has 12 points in 38 games this season while registering a plus-8 rating and averaging 18:37 in ice time.

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