BOSTON - Bruins defenseman Charlie McAvoy has been suspended for one game for a hit to the head of Josh Anderson of the Blue Jackets during Game Six of the Eastern Conference Semifinal.
Boston’s Charlie McAvoy has been suspended for one game for an Illegal Check to the Head on Columbus’ Josh Anderson. https://t.co/17QswFLyfI— NHL Player Safety (@NHLPlayerSafety) May 7, 2019
McAvoy was assessed a two-minute penalty during Monday's game, but the NHL's Department of Player Safety determined the hit to Anderson's head warranted a one-game suspension.
The Bruins open the Eastern Conference Final series against Carolina at home Thursday night at 8 p.m.
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