Canada’s Anthony Mantha suspended one game at world championships

Canada's Anthony Mantha celebrates after scoring his sides first goal during the Ice Hockey World Championships group A match between Canada and France at the Steel Arena in Kosice, Slovakia, Thursday, May 16, 2019. (Petr David Josek/AP)

Team Canada‘s Anthony Mantha has been suspended one game after a hit to the head on U.S. forward Colin White on Tuesday.

The Detroit Red Wings forward will be out of Canada’s quarterfinal game on Thursday against Switzerland.

Canada went on to seal its place at the top of Group A after the Mantha incident, shutting out the United States 3-0.

Mantha, who was suspended by the IIHF Disciplinary Panel on Wednesday, has seven goals and 12 points so far in the tournament.

The Canadians head into the quarterfinals with a 6-1 record after seven preliminary round games.

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