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by Paul on 09/25/11 at 05:19 PM ET
NEW YORK (September 25, 2011) – Buffalo Sabres forward Brad Boyes has been suspended for two preseason games for an illegal hit to the head of Toronto Maple Leafs forward Joe Colborne during a preseason game on September 24, National Hockey League Senior Vice President of Player Safety Brendan Shanahan announced today.
The incident occurred at 1:46 of the first period.
Boyes will miss preseason games tonight at Columbus and Friday at Washington. He is eligible to return Oct. 4 vs. Adler in Manheim, Germany.
A full explanation of Shanahan’s decision, complete with video, will be available on NHL.com later this evening.
added 4:44pm, watch the hit below… (thanks to PuckDaddy for the pointer while I am still trying to recover from the Lions 3-0 start.)
added 8:28pm, Shanahan explains the suspension below (2nd video).
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