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Nikita Nesterov suspended two games

From the NHL:

LIGHTNING’S NESTEROV SUSPENDED TWO GAMES FOR BOARDING

NEW YORK (Oct. 16, 2015) – Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Nikita Nesterov has been suspended for two games, without pay, for boarding Dallas Stars forward Curtis McKenzie during NHL Game No. 54 in Tampa on Thursday, Oct. 15, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today.

The incident occurred at 15:56 of the second period. Nesterov was assessed a major penalty for checking from behind and a game misconduct.

Under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement and, based on his average annual salary, Nesterov will forfeit $7,983.88. The money goes to the Players’ Emergency Assistance Fund.

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Hootinani's avatar

Im fine with the suspension, but there has been way worse that have gone unpunished.

Posted by Hootinani from the parade following Babs out of town on 10/16/15 at 07:31 PM ET

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