Vancouver Canucks forward Calgary Flames Hoodies Authentic , Elias Pettersson, was injured during Thursday night's match-up against the Montreal Canadiens, and now he will receive an MRI to reveal the severity of his injury.According to John Shannon of Sportsnet, the Canucks will have Pettersson undergo an MRI to reveal if he sustained any serious injury. Their currently in Toronto to take on the Maple Leafs this Saturday night.So Pettersson has traveled with the team and will receive an MRI in Toronto before their game. The rookie was tangled up with Canadiens' forward,聽Jesperi Kotkaniemi. Pettersson had his leg twisted when the two feel down onto the ice. Which caused the 20-year-old to leave the game, and not return.advertisingCanucks Elias Pettersson leaves game with injury.This is nottt the kind of way you want to see the leg bend of your leading point scorer 馃槼 pic.twitter.com/aODPdqxRVu— Hockey Night in Canada (@hockeynight) January 4 Calgary Flames Hats Authentic , 2019The positive news is that Pettersson was able to leave the ice under is own power. He was also reportedly walking around the dressing room on his injured leg. Which means his injury doesn't sound too serious.But, the Canucks want to be very cautious with how they deal with their leading scorer's injury. He's currently listed as day-to-day with a lower-body injury, but that could change after the tests of his MRI is revealed.If it's nothing serious, then Pettersson should only miss a few games due to it. Which would be a huge sigh of relief for the Canucks. Pettersson has been a big reason why this team has performed so well this season.advertising Getty ImagesPettersson leads the Canucks in goals, points and game-winning goals so far this season. He also leads the team in power play points as well. Which shows how important he is to this team, even though he's only a rookie.He's currently arguably the favorite to win the Calder trophy this season Custom Calgary Flames Jerseys , because of how dominant he has been so far this season. He has helped this Canucks team fast track their rebuild, that was expected to continue through this season.But, because of the way he has performed this season, they have been able to position themselves in the race for an unexpected playoff spot. Which is why they will need Pettersson to return to their lineup so that he can continue to help them make this push towards the playoffs.advertisingPettersson has been one the best players in the NHL so far this season. Which seems crazy to say because he's only just a rookie. But, he has helped the Canucks get to where they are in the standings.So they should be thankful that his injury seems to be a minor one. Which will likely mean they will only be without him for a couple of games. Which should also help him continue to perform on a pace that would win him the Calder trophy. BOSTON (AP) — Boston Bruins forward David Backes rushed himself off the ice Tuesday night after taking a skate blade to the face late in the first period but returned at the start of the second and finished the game.Backes pushed Oliver Ekmann-Larsson near the side of the net and the Arizona defenseman went to the ice, kicking up his left skate on the way down. It caught Backes in the face www.officialhurricanes.com , and he went down before skating on his own quickly to the bench and out the tunnel.Backes returned and won the faceoff to start the second period. He did not speak to reporters during the open locker room period but told The Boston Globe as he left the building he had a cut on the side of his nose that required a few stitches and some ointment.“It’s always scary when your teammate takes a skate to the face, or really anywhere,” Bruins forward Brad Marchand said after scoring twice and adding an assist in the 4-3 victory. “He’s a little prettier now and no worse for wear.”Backes required 18 stitches to close a cut on his leg after a game against Tampa Bay in March.