Canadiens' Lars Eller taken off on stretcher
MONTREAL -- The Montreal Canadiens are down a game and a key player early in their series with the Ottawa Senators.
Center Lars Eller suffered a concussion and facial fractures after taking a big hit from Ottawa defenseman Eric Gryba in the second period of the Senators' 4-2 victory in Game 1 of their playoff series Thursday night.
Eller, who was taken off on a stretcher with a pool of blood on the ice, was spending the night in a hospital, the team said.
The hit came as Eller ...
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