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The Montreal Canadiens have been playing a more physical game all year under their new head coach Michel Therrien, but they took it to a new extreme against the Philadelphia Flyers on Monday night. It started with Canadiens forward Ryan White throwing what the referees deemed to be an elbow (replay shows that it was a shoulder) right to the jaw of Flyers defenseman Kent Huskins. Huskins went down immediately and looked to be in a lot of pain while his teammate Kurtis Foster jumped White and started to throw punches. Foster earned a double-minor for instigating a fight with a visor, a five-minute major for fighting and a ten-minute misconduct. White received five-minutes for fighting, a five-minute major for elbowing and a match penalty. Huskins did not return to the game and the match penalty means that a suspension will be coming for White. Despite it not actually being an elbow that hit Huskins, it was still clearly a headshot. Then later on in the game at 18:30 of the second period, Canadiens rookie Alex Galchenyuk destroyed Flyers forward Ruslan Fedetenko from behind. Flyers forward Wayne Simmonds went after Galchenyuk, unsuccessfully, and Galchenyuk was only given two-minutes for boarding. It’s unclear whether or not Galchenyuk will be suspended, but it wouldn’t shock me if he wasn’t, especially since Fedetenko returned to the game. The Flyers ended up getting back at the Canadiens where it hurt them the most, on the scoreboard, winning 7-3. [Puck Daddy Blog]
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Last night, the Habs Goon/forward Ryan White caught Flyers defenseman Kent Huskins in the head with this dirty check. You have to wonder if the NHL will be giving White a very long suspension? White was given a Match Penalty for this bushleague hit on Huskins. These are also the types of hits, that the NHL is trying to eliminate.
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NHL Press Release NEW YORK – Montreal Canadiens forward Ryan White has been suspended for five games, without pay, for an illegal check to the head of Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Kent Huskins during NHL Game No. 626 in Montreal on Monday, April 15, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today. Under the terms of the Collective Bargaining...
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The New York Rangers (21-16-4) visit the Philadelphia Flyers (18-21-3) at the Wells Fargo Center starting at 7:30 p.m. For a preview go to Yahoo! Sports.
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