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

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.