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Pateryn (ankle) did not travel to Florida for Wednesday's game against the Lightning, Dave Stubbs of NHL.com reports.
Pateryn (foot) suffered a fractured ankle in Tuesday's game against the Blues and is expected to miss eight weeks.
Pateryn will be in the active lineup Thursday against Carolina, filling in on the third pair for the injured Nathan Beaulieu (neck), Pat Hickey of the Montreal Gazette reports.
Pateryn scored a goal in the Canadiens' 5-4 win over the Flyers on Saturday. He added a blocked shot and two hits in 12:13 of ice time.
Pateryn will be replaced in the lineup by Mikhail Sergchev for Montreal's home opener Tuesday against the Penguins, Pat Hickey of the Montreal Gazette reports.