Panthers' Ekblad avoids serious injury after punch from Domi
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Florida Panthers defenseman Aaron Ekblad looks to have avoided any serious injury following a punch from Montreal Canadiens forward Max Domi on Wednesday night.

Related: Canadiens' Domi given match penalty after punching Ekblad

Following the game, Panthers head coach Bob Boughner told reporters that Ekblad was removed from the game by the league to determine if he'd suffered a concussion. The 22-year-old managed to avoid sustaining a concussion, or a broken nose, according to The Athletic's Arpon Basu.

The news comes as a huge relief for the Panthers and their fans as Ekblad has a history of concussions.

As for Domi, he was assessed a match penalty on the play, while the NHL's Department of Player Safety is reportedly reviewing the infraction, according to TSN's Pierre LeBrun.

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Panthers' Ekblad avoids serious injury after punch from Domi
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