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by Paul on 01/18/11 at 03:23 PM ET
via Bob McKenzie tweet,
Four games for SJ’s Scott Nichol, as per TSN’s Gord Miller. Elbow on PHX’s Schlemko.
I’ve been looking for a video of this all morning, but no luck so far.
TORONTO (January 18, 2011) – San Jose forward Scott Nichol has been suspended for four games and will forfeit $16,344.08 in salary for delivering a blow to the head of Phoenix Coyotes defenseman David Schlemko in NHL game #679 yesterday, the National Hockey League announced today.
Nichol’s fine is based on his average annual salary and is calculated under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement. The money goes to the Players’ Emergency Assistance Fund.
The incident occurred at 9:18 of the third period. No penalty was assessed on the play. Schlemko was injured on the play and did not return in the game.
added 10:37pm, Finally found a video of the hit, watch it below…
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