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NHL bans Anton Volchenkov for hit on Brad Marchand

The NHL tagged New Jersey’s Anton Volchenkov with a four-game suspension Thursday after he delivered an illegal hit to the head of the Bruins’ Brad Marchand in the second period of Boston’s win on Wednesday.

A woozy Marchand needed help getting off the ice, and he did not return to the game. Marchand was being evaluated Thursday for a possible concussion.

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