May 12, 2013; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Boston Bruins forward David Krejci (46) and Toronto Maple Leafs center Mikhail Grabovski (84) battle for position during the first period in game six of the first round of the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Air Canada Centre. Mandatory Credit: John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports

Grabovski Reportedly Admits To Biting Pacioretty

Mikhail Grabovski did an interview for Puck Daddy recently and shed some light on the alleged biting incident he was involved in with Max Pacioretty back in February. The Toronto Maple Leafs forward admitted to biting Pacioretty in a scrum during a game over three months ago.

Grabovski said Pacioretty was choking him during the skirmish and the only way he could get his hands off was to bite him. He went on to say that it was difficult to breathe and Pacioretty shouldn’t have put his hand there.

Pacioretty said to the media that he had a tetanus shot because of the incident and after a phone interview conducted by the NHL with both players; no supplemental discipline was handed out. Each received a ten-minute misconduct for their actions in the altercation.

You can check out the entire interview from Grabovski here.

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