Impact of Pacioretty's absence 

January, 27, 2013
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According to the Montreal Canadiens, Max Pacioretty will be out 3-4 weeks following an emergency appendectomy on Saturday. That derails the nice start that the 24-year old forward had gotten off to. And it also leaves a relatively thin Habs club without one of its top young weapons for awhile.