Reports from TSN.ca:
Star scorer Alexei Kovalev of the Montreal Canadiens will undergo knee surgery Tuesday in Pittsburgh. Habs GM Bob Gainey was to address the media at the Bell Centre later Monday. While it won't be known for certain exactly how long Kovalev will be out of the Habs' lineup, sources tell TSN the initial expectation is he will miss at least a month.FULL STORY...
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