Thursday , April 15 2021

Elias Pettersson to have MRI on his injured leg

It is no surprise that Elias Pettersson will have an MRI on his knee as a wounded.

Super Swedish rookie appeared to injure his right leg Thursday night in Montreal, after being confused by Canadiens before Jesperi Kotkaniemi at the beginning of the second period.

Jesperi Kotkaniemi from Montreal Canadiens (15) talks with Elias Pettersson (40) from Vancouver Canucks, after taking him in the second half.

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After being tilted to the Bell Center for several minutes, Pettersson managed to sketch his own power. She will not come back.

After the game, it was seen to be normal.

He expects to have an IRM some time on Friday.

On Friday, Pettersson visited the Night Hockey Studios in Canada to interview an interview with Nick Kypreos from Sportsnet.

He told Kypreos that he was killing his knee, but he did not know how serious the problem was until he had his MRI exam.

"I'm walking well. I feel better today than yesterday, so it's good," he said.

If, for example, he suffered a twist of his medial collateral ligament – and at least one sports medicine expert suggested this in social media – he might be out of just a few days as long as a few weeks .

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