Panthers' Booth taken to hospital
MONTREAL -- David Booth's latest blow to the head appears to have been less damaging than the devastating -- and rule-changing -- blindside hit he was dealt by Philadelphia's Mike Richards earlier this season.
Booth was to spend Thursday night in a Montreal hospital for precautionary reasons after he left Florida's 4-1 loss to the Canadiens when he was flattened by Jaroslav Spacek's open-ice shoulder check to the head early in the second period.
"He's coherent, he's alert -- ...
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