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Former Islanders d-man David Henley suspended by QMJHL for hit

David Henley is the captain of the Val-d'Or Foreurs. Jason Malloy/The Guardian

QUEBEC – Val-d’Or Foreurs defenceman David Henley was suspended six games by the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League for a hit to the head to Pavel Koltygin in a Nov. 11 games versus the Drummondville Voltigeurs.

Raymond Bolduc, the league’s director of player safety, said in statement the former Charlottetown Islanders d-man contacted simultaneously Koltygin’s body and head and made no effort to minimize contact.

Koltygin wasn’t injured on the play.

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