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Video- John Scott Suspended For Two Games

NEW YORK -- San Jose Sharks forward John Scott has been suspended for two games, without pay, for leaving the bench on a legal line change and starting an altercation with Anaheim Ducks forward Tim Jackman during NHL Game No. 120 in Anaheim on Sunday, October 26, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today.

Scott is considered a repeat offender under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement and, based on his average annual salary, will forfeit $17,073.18. The money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.

Scott was assessed a minor penalty for instigating, a major for fighting and a game misconduct for leaving the bench on a legal line change to start an altercation 13:56 into the third period.

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Not enough. This is the type of crap fighting that needs to be taken out of the game. This isn’t about sticking up for a teammate in the heat of the moment, this is about thugism.

Posted by teldar on 10/28/14 at 09:32 AM ET

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