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Andrew Peters Gets A Game

TORONTO (March 12, 2008) - Buffalo Sabres’ forward Andrew Peters has been suspended for one game, without pay, for an altercation involving New York Rangers player Colton Orr in NHL game #1045 on March 10, the National Hockey League announced today.

The incident occurred at 20:00 of the third period. While on the players’ bench, Peters became involved in a confrontation with Orr on the ice.  Peters was assessed a 10-minute misconduct on the play.

Under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement, and based on his average annual salary, Peters will forfeit $2,807.49.  The money goes to the Players’ Emergency Assistance Fund.

Peters will miss tonight’s game at Pittsburgh.

Update 10:45am ET: Video here shows the incident in question, just over one minute into the footage.

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