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Bruins defenseman Andrew Ference suspended 1 game for hit on Toronto's Mikhail Grabovski

Toronto Maple Leafs center Mikhail Grabovski (84) lies on the ice after a hard hit as Boston Bruins and Maple Leafs players grapple behind during the third period in Game 1 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series in Boston, Wednesday, May 1, 2013. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)The Associated Press

Boston Bruins defenseman Andrew Ference was suspended for one game by the NHL on Thursday for an illegal check to Toronto forward Mikhail Grabovski's head during Game 1 of their first-round series.

No penalty was called on the hit midway through the first period in the Bruins' 4-1 victory.

Game 2 is Saturday night in Boston.