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Habs' Byron banned 3 games for charging

Montreal Canadiens' Paul Byron (41) collides with Colorado Avalanche's Samuel Girard during the first period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019, in Montreal. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via AP)

NEW YORK (AP) Montreal Canadiens forward Paul Byron was suspended for three games without pay by the NHL on Wednesday for charging Florida Panthers defenseman MacKenzie Weegar.

Byron was assessed a minor penalty for charging in the second period of Montreal's 5-1 home victory Tuesday night. The suspension will cost Byron $18,817.

Byron has 10 goals and eight assists in 34 games this season.


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