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McAvoy Suspended One Game for Illegal Check to the Head

Defenseman will miss Game 1 of Eastern Conference Final

by National Hockey League @NHL / - Boston Bruins defenseman Charlie McAvoy has been suspended for one game for an illegal check to the head of Columbus Blue Jackets forward Josh Anderson during Game 6 of the teams' Second Round series in Columbus on Monday, May 6, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today.

The incident occurred at 19:37 of the second period. McAvoy was assessed a minor penalty for illegal check to the head.

For a full explanation of the decision, complete with video, click here.


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