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Armstrong Suspended Two Games

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.

added 4:12pm,

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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