Report: Ryan White avoids suspension for hit on Tomas Jurco


It looks like Philadelphia Flyers forward Ryan White will avoid a suspension for his blindside hit on Tomas Jurco of the Detroit Red Wings.

Dave Isaac of the Courier-Post first reported as much via an anonymous source, while an unnamed league source confirmed as much to’s Tim Panaccio.

The NHL’s Department of Player Safety didn’t make it official, however.

White received a match penalty for that check on Jurco, which you can watch above.

The Flyers forward has been suspended before, being dinged for five games in 2013: