Canadiens’ Dach exits early with lower-body injury vs. Blackhawks

Canadiens' Dach exits early with lower-body injury vs. Blackhawks

Montreal Canadiens forward Kirby Dach exited Saturday’s 3-2 win against the Chicago Blackhawks after sustaining a lower-body injury in the first period.

Dach appeared to be injured on a hit from Jarred Tinordi, which sent the 22-year-old into the Blackhawks’ bench.

Jarred Tinordi sends Kirby Dach into the Chicago bench with a big hit. #Blackhawks pic.twitter.com/xgbiXUTeS1

— Charlie Roumeliotis (@CRoumeliotis) October 14, 2023

Dach will be re-evaluated Sunday, according to The Montreal Gazette’s Stu Cowan.

#Habs Kirby Dach headed to the dressing room following a hit that landed him in #Hawks bench #GoHabsGo #NHL #Hockey @RocketSports pic.twitter.com/rHwRgoGJNk

— Chris G (@ChrisHabs360) October 14, 2023

Dach played only 4:40 before departing the contest.

The 2019 third overall pick was limited to 58 games last season due to an injury. Dach hasn’t played a full season since making his NHL debut in 2019.

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