Originally posted on Diehardsport  |  Last updated 4/16/13
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...
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