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Video: Pacioretty taken to hospital, reportedly no hearing expected for Stoner after questionable hit

Colorado Avalanche  v Montreal Canadiens

MONTREAL, QC - OCTOBER 18: Max Pacioretty #67 of the Montreal Canadiens waits of face-off during the NHL game against the Colorado Avalanche at the Bell Centre on October 18, 2014 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The Canadiens defeated the Avalanche 3-2. (Photo by Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Max Pacioretty

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Montreal Canadiens forward Max Pacioretty was injured on a questionable and late hit from Anaheim Ducks defenseman Clayton Stoner, and was taken to hospital, according to a report on Twitter.

As per John Lu of TSN, Pacioretty was taken to hospital for precautionary reasons after suffering an upper-body injury on the hit, which occurred early in the third period. There was no call on the play.

Stoner did fight Montreal forward Brandon Prust a few minutes after the hit. The Canadiens lost the game by a final score of 2-1.

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