Canadiens' Byron suspended 3 games for charging Panthers' Weegar
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Montreal Canadiens forward Paul Byron was suspended three games Wednesday for charging Florida Panthers defenseman MacKenzie Weegar, the NHL Department of Player Safety announced.

The incident occurred during Tuesday night's clash between the two clubs.

Byron made "significant and forceful head contact," the Department of Player Safety explained. He was assessed a two-minute minor for charging on the play.

Byron issued the followed statement:

Weegar left the game with an upper-body injury and did not return.

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