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Manny Malhotra out for Game 1

VANCOUVER — Canucks [1] forward Manny Malhotra did not take the ice for warmups and is officially out for Game 1 of the Stanley Cup [2] finals. Malhotra, who has not played since getting hit in the eye with a puck against the Avalanche on March 16, did not practice on Tuesday with the team due to an eye appointment. He had skated in previous days after being cleared for contact on Saturday.

The third-line center had 11 goals and 19 assists for 30 points in the regular season.