Found November 28, 2011 on Post-Gazette:
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Montreal forward Max Pacioretty has been given a three-game suspension for a hit to the head of Penguins defenseman Kris Letang late in the third period of the Penguins' 4-3 overtime victory at the Bell Centre Saturday night.
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