The Montreal Canadiens announced Tuesday that forward Brendan Gallagher will miss two to three weeks of activities due to a lower-body injury.
The organization confirmed everything during the game against the Dallas Stars at the Bell Centre.
Therefore, the player before could be absent for the rest of the regular season or in the best case scenario, come back in the last week.
The number 11 is found well away from the game for the second time this season, who had suffered two fractures finger in mid-November.
Having missed 17 games because of this, this time he left the game Saturday against the Winnipeg Jets when he was struck by Marko Dano. On the sequence, Gallagher appeared to make a false move along the strip.
This season, the winger totaled 18 goals and 17 assists for 35 points in 49 games. During the previous two seasons, he had missed a confrontation.