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Alexei Ponikarovsky scored late in the first OT period to give the New Jersey Devils a 4-3 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers.
The Devils now lead the series with game 4 coming up on Sunday night.
Watch the OT goal as called by Bob Cole of HNIC.
from Chip Alexander of Canes Now,
The trade deadline is still a month away, but the Carolina Hurricanes picked up a draft pick and cleared one of their expiring contracts off the books Friday night.
After a 3-0 win over the Washington Capitals, the Canes traded forward Alexei Ponikarovsky to the New Jersey Devils for a fourth-round draft pick in 2012 and minor-league defenseman Joe Sova.
TORONTO (April 9, 2010) - Pittsburgh Penguins forward Alexei Ponikarovsky has been suspended for two games, without pay, for a boarding penalty on New York Islanders forward Josh Bailey during NHL game #1200 against the New York Islanders last night, the National Hockey League announced.
Under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement, and based on his average annual salary, Ponikarovsky will forfeit $21,813.48. The money goes to the Players’ Emergency Assistance Fund.
Ponikarovsky was assessed a major penalty for boarding and game misconduct at 3:01 of the third period. Bailey was injured on the play.
Ponikarovsky will miss the Penguins’ final two regular season games - Saturday at Atlanta and Sunday at the New York Islanders.
If you missed the hit, you can view it here.
Josh Bailey suffered a cut on the play, did not return but should be ok.
update 2:50pm, Now reports state Bailey out 4-5 weeks with facial lacerationsw.