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Hollweg Gets First Suspension Of The Season

from the Globe and Mail,

Toronto Maple Leafs forward Ryan Hollweg has been suspended for the first two games of the regular season.

The suspension is tied to a hit from behind during a game last week and for two similar incidents last season when he was a member of the New York Rangers.

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added 5:24pm, Official NHL release on the suspension below…

TORONTO (Oct. 6, 2008) – Toronto Maple Leafs left wing Ryan Hollweg has automatically been suspended for two games, without pay, as a result of being assessed his third Game Misconduct within 41 games in the Boarding/Checking from Behind category, the National Hockey League announced today.  He was assessed Game Misconducts under Rule 44.5 - Checking from Behind, in NHL Game #619 (Jan. 5 vs. Edmonton) and Game #797 (Feb. 3 vs. Montreal) in 2007-08 and under Rule 42.5 - Boarding, in the Oct. 1, 2008 pre-season game vs. St. Louis.

According to Rule 23.5, having incurred three Game Misconducts within 41 games, Hollweg is automatically suspended for the Maple Leafs’ first two regular season games of the 2008-09 season.

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