Habs rule out Parenteau for Game 2, Pacioretty questionable

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Montreal will definitely be without one of their top-10 scorers tonight in Game 2 against Ottawa, as P.A. Parenteau has been ruled out with an upper-body injury.

The Habs might be without a second as well.

Max Pacioretty, who missed Game 1 with a lingering ailment from the regular season, is questionable for tonight’s tilt. The Habs’ leading goalscorer this season with 37 tallies, Pacioretty did participate in today’s morning skate.

“He had a good practice yesterday, and this morning I know he felt really good,” head coach Michel Therrien told reporters on Friday. “But I can’t confirm if he’ll be there tonight or Sunday.”

Parenteau, who had 22 points in 56 games this year, had been playing on a line with Devante Smith-Pelly and David Desharnais. The trio went scoreless in Wednesday’s win over Ottawa.