Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Montreal Canadiens Forward Phillip Danault Released from Hospital

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Montreal Canadiens Forward Phillip Danault Released from Hospital

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Habs forward Danault released from hospital

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Montreal Canadiens forward Phillip Danault was released from hospital Sunday morning after undergoing medical tests for a head injury.

He was taken off the ice on a stretcher Saturday night after he was hit in the head by a Zdeno Chara point shot.

"Phillip Danault was released from the hospital earlier today and is now resting at home," the Canadiens said Sunday on Twitter.

The rising shot at 18:23 of the second period looked to hit Danault on the side of the head. He lay on the ice for several minutes but was moving and appeared to be speaking to medical staff before leaving the ice to an ovation from the Bell Centre crowd.

"It's stuff that happens in hockey and it's scary," defenceman Jordie Benn said after Sunday's practice. …

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