No suspension coming for Boychuk on Toews hit


Johnny Boychuk can stop holding his breath.

TSN’s Darren Dreger and Bob McKenzie both report this morning that the Bruins defenseman will not see further discipline for his hit on Chicago captain Jonathan Toews.

Midway through the second period, Boychuk caught Toews cutting across the middle of the attack zone with a hard hit up high. The hit appeared to initially catch Toews in his shoulder and ride up into his head. Toews sat on the bench for most of the third period but did not play following the hit leading many to believe he suffered a head injury.

As it is, Toews is listed as having an upper body injury and coach Joel Quenneville is hopeful he’ll play in Monday’s Game 6.