VIDEO: Lightning's Johnson injured after late hit by Canadiens' Pateryn
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The Tampa Bay Lightning took to the ice with no reason to win Saturday with second place in the Atlantic locked up, but the team may have suffered a significant loss in the first period against the Montreal Canadiens.

Already sitting five regulars due to injury, forward Tyler Johnson was helped off the ice after being cross-checked into the boards by defenseman Greg Pateryn. Johnson looked to be in considerable pain as he was helped off the ice.

The Lightning later announced he suffered an upper-body injury and would not return to the game.

Pateryn received a five-minute major for boarding and a game misconduct for the hit.

Injuries have limited Johnson to just 69 games this season, where he recorded just 14 goals and 24 assists after a breakout 72-point campaign a year ago.

The Lightning were playing without Steven Stamkos, Anton Stralman, Victor Hedman, Nikita Kucherov, and Ryan Callahan for Saturday's game.

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VIDEO: Lightning's Johnson injured after late hit by Canadiens' Pateryn
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