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Montreal Canadiens defenceman PK Subban was subjected to a racial slur at the end of the first period of Saturday's game in Florida against the Panthers, according to a report. (AP)
Montreal Canadiens defenceman PK Subban was subjected to a racial slur at the end of the first period of Saturday's game in Florida against the Panthers, according to a report. (AP)

Montreal Canadiens defenceman PK Subban was subjected to a racial slur at the end of the first period of Saturday's game in Florida against the Panthers, according to a report.

Florida forward Krys Barch was given a game misconduct after time expired at the end of the first following a scrum between Panthers and Canadiens players.

Linesman Darren Gibbs reported hearing a racial slur used by Barch, according to a tweet from Panthers beat reporter George Richards of the Miami Herald.

Subban, born in Toronto to parents originally from Jamaica, incurred four penalty minutes during the scrum.

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