The incident occurred at 15:11 of the second period. Abdelkader was assessed a major penalty for charging and a game misconduct.
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Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Dion Phaneuf will not be punished by the league for his hit on Boston Bruins forward Daniel Paille on Saturday.
Phaneuf did not receive a penalty as a result of the incident and he will not be fined or suspended either, according to Sportsnet's John Shannon.