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Charlie McAvoy Suspended For Game 1 Of Eastern Conference Final



Boston Bruins Charlie McAvoy


Late Tuesday, the NHL Department Of Player Safety suspended Bruins defenseman Charlie McAvoy for one game and that means the Bruins biggest minutes eater (24:06 TOI/GP) will miss Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Final against the Carolina Hurricanes Thursday night in Boston (8 PM ET; NBC). Per the NDPS, McAvoy – who has a goal and five assists in 13 games during the 2019 Stanley Cup playoffs – was suspended for for an illegal check to the head of Columbus Blue Jackets forward Josh Anderson at 19:40 of the second period in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Second Round series that the Bruins closed out with a 3-0 win in Columbus Monday night.

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With 20 years of experience (SiriusXM NHL Network Radio, ESPNBoston, NESN,, etc.) covering the Bruins, the NHL, NCAA and junior hockey and more, Jimmy Murphy’s hockey black book is full of Hall of Famers, current players, coaches, management, scouts and a wide array of hockey media personalities that have lived in and around this great game. For 17 of his 20 years as a hockey and sports reporter, Murph covered the Bruins on essentially a daily basis covering their victorious 2011 Stanley Cup run and their 2013 run to the Final as well. Murphy has hosted national and local radio shows and podcasts and also has experience in TV as well.

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