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Canadiens defenceman Mathieu Carle carried off the ice on stretcher

DETROIT - Montreal Canadiens defenceman Mathieu Carle has been carried off the ice on a stretcher after being hit by Detroit Red Wing Tomas Kopecky during an exhibition game at Joe Louis Arena.

The injury happened about five minutes into Wednesday night's pre-season game. Kopecky hit Carle after he had passed the puck at the Detroit blue-line.

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