According to reports, Detroit Red Wings‘ forward Anthony Mantha has been suspended for Thursday’s IIHF World Championship quarterfinal game vs. Switzerland following a check to the head in Canada’s win over the United States on Tuesday.
BREAKING: Anthony Mantha has been suspended for tomorrow's quarterfinal game vs. Switzerland after a check to the head in yesterday's game vs. the United States.
— Mike Matthews (@MikeMatthews9) May 22, 2019
Mantha made contact with the head of USA forward Colin White during the third period of Tuesday’s game. At the time, he received a two-minute penalty along with a 10-minute misconduct.
So far in the World Championship, Mantha has been brilliant for Canada, scoring 7 goals and dishing out 5 assists in seven games.
— TSN (@TSN_Sports) May 21, 2019