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Canadiens' White suspended 5 games for hit to head on Flyers' Huskins


Philadelphia Flyers' Kurtis Foster charges Montreal Canadiens' Ryan White as Flyers' Kent Huskins lies on the ice after taking a hit from White during the first period of an NHL hockey game on Monday, April 15, 2013 in Montreal. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Paul Chiasson) (The Associated Press)

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.