Canadiens' White suspended 5 games for hit to head

Updated: April 17, 2013, 4:28 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- The NHL suspended Montreal Canadiens forward Ryan White for five games without pay Wednesday for a check to the head of Philadelphia defenseman Kent Huskins.

White was assessed a match penalty for the check in the first period of Montreal's 7-3 loss to the Flyers on Monday night. The Flyers said Huskins sustained a concussion.

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