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MONTREAL -- The NHL will not suspend Toronto Maple Leafs forward Mikhail Grabovski for an alleged biting incident in Saturday's game against Montreal.

The league said there was no conclusive evidence Grabovski bit Canadiens forward Max Pacioretty.

Pacioretty says he got a precautionary tetanus shot after the incident in Toronto's 6-0 victory.

The forward emerged from the skirmish showing his arm to the officials and claiming Grabovski bit him.

During the third-period melee, Pacioretty wrapped an arm around Grabovski's face from behind.

Grabovski received a 10-minute misconduct and a roughing minor after the scuffle. Pacioretty was also issued a 10-minute misconduct.

"It was an emotional game," Pacioretty said Monday. "It got out of hand. People were fired up."

In Game 1 of the 2011 Stanley Cup final, Alex Burrows appeared to bite the finger of Boston centre Patrice Bergeron. There was no suspension issued in that incident.

-- The Canadian Press

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition February 12, 2013 C4

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