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McAvoy suspended one game for actions in Bruins game vs. Blue Jackets

Defenseman disciplined for illegal check to head against Anderson in Game 6

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL

McAvoy suspended one game

McAvoy suspended one game for illegal check to head

Bruins defenseman Charlie McAvoy has been suspended one game for an illegal check to the head on Blue Jackets forward Josh Anderson

  • 02:37 •

NEW YORK -- 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, please click on the following link: https://www.nhl.com/video/t-277440360/c-68135703

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