FLYERS’ PROSPECT PASCAL LABERGE CONCUSSED BY DANGEROUS HIT
Laberge was grabbing a lose puck close to his own blue line when he was keep running over by Wildcats defenceman Zachary Malatesta.
Philadelphia Flyers prospect pick Pascal Laberge was concussed by a high hit from Moncton Wildcats defenceman Zachary Malatesta in QMJHL activity on Saturday. Laberge, a forward with the Victoriaville Tigres, was getting a lose puck close to his own blue line when he was keep running over by Malatesta.
Headshot by Monctons’ (QMJHL) Zachary Malatesta on Flyers prospect Pascal Laberge is sickening and revolting. No place in game for this. pic.twitter.com/avWJhopBoY
— Allan Walsh (@walsha) October 16, 2016
Malatesta was surveyed a five moment major and an game misconduct for checking to the head. The 20-year-old blue liner has been suspended inconclusively by the QMJHL.
Laberge, who has two objectives and two assists with seven games, left the quickly and did not return.