Max Pacioretty takes short skate
BROSSARD, Quebec -- Montreal's Max Pacioretty went for a short skate on his own before the Canadiens' practice Friday, his first since suffering a severe concussion.
He suffered the concussion and a fractured vertebra after getting hit by Boston defenseman Zdeno Chara on March 8.
The hit sent Pacioretty into a padded stanchion supporting a glass partition at Bell Centre.
Coach Jacques Martin said the short skate is the start of Pacioretty's rehabilitation.
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