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George Parros has a concussion, will remain in hospital overnight

George Parros did indeed hit the ice face-first while attempting to fight Colton Orr during the Canadiens-Leafs game, but Parros' status matters more than anthing else at present, and here's the Canadian Press's update:

Parros suffered a concussion early in the third period of the Montreal Canadiens' 4-3 home-opener loss to the rival Toronto Maple Leafs after slamming face first into the ice during a fight.

Parros was knocked unconscious after a tussle with Colton Orr -- their second fight of an unruly game -- brought him tumbling to the ice. He fell hard on his chin while attempting to punch Orr, who was tugging at Parros' jersey.

The hard-hitting Canadiens forward spent several minutes motionless on the ice, attended to by the teams' medical staffs, before being taken off on a stretcher. He was taken to the hospital where he was reportedly alert and conscious.

"You never want to see a guy get hurt like that," said Orr. "It was a scary situation. I just hope he's all right. It happened fast. I slipped and he came on top of me. The ice isn't going to give."

According to the Montreal Gazette's Pat Hickey, Parros will be kept in hospital overnight for evaluation.

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calquake's avatar

Man, seeing his face hit the ice was… disturbing.

Posted by calquake from Hoping for the best, preparing for the worst on 10/02/13 at 12:08 AM ET

Paul's avatar

Parros has been released from the hospital, cat scan shows no broken bones but is out indefinitely with a concussion.

Posted by Paul from Motown Area on 10/02/13 at 09:06 AM ET

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