Canadiens' Danault diagnosed with concussion
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Montreal Canadiens center Phillip Danault suffered a concussion during Thursday's game against the Toronto Maple Leafs, Canadiens head coach Dominique Ducharme announced.

Danault was already ruled out for Saturday's rematch against Toronto.

The 28-year-old has registered five goals and 19 assists in 53 games this season. Ducharme said Danault was playing through other injuries before suffering the concussion, according to The Athletic's Arpon Basu.

Montreal was already weak down the middle of the ice; the team will now be forced to rely more heavily on youngsters Nick Suzuki and Jesperi Kotkaniemi and veteran Eric Staal.

Canadiens' Danault diagnosed with concussion
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