Montreal Canadiens defenceman Alexei Emelin left Wednesday’s game against the Buffalo Sabres and did not return, the team announced.
Emelin skated 14:36 before leaving the game, a 2-1 loss. It’s not clear what caused the injury.
The 30-year-old blue liner has two goals and 10 points on the season.
The Canadiens are currently without fellow defencemen Shea Weber (lower-body) and Jordie Benn (upper-body), who are both listed as day-to-day.