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by Paul on 04/02/10 at 03:54 PM ET
via a Chris Vivlamore tweet,
NHL suspends Thrashers’ Colby Armstrong for two games for hit on Capitals’ Mathieu Perreault.
If you missed the hit, watch it here.
TORONTO (April 2, 2010) – Atlanta Thrashers forward Colby Armstrong has been suspended for two games, without pay, for using his elbow to deliver a blow to the head of Washington Capitals forward Mathieu Perreault in NHL game #1152 last night.
Under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement, and based on his average annual salary, Armstrong will forfeit $24,870.47. The money goes to the Players’ Emergency Assistance Fund.
Armstrong was assessed no penalty for the hit, which occurred 12:40 into the second period. Perreault was injured on the play but returned later in the game.
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