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by Paul on 10/08/09 at 04:19 PM ET
TORONTO (October 8, 2009) – San Jose Sharks forward Brad Staubitz has been suspended for one game, without pay, for making excessive physical contact on an icing play, in NHL game #32 against the Los Angeles Kings, October 6, the National Hockey League announced today.
Staubitz was assessed a minor penalty for charging Kings player Davis Drewiske on the play, which occurred at 13:24 of the second period.
Under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement, and based on his average annual salary, Staubitz will forfeit $2,590.67. The money goes to the Players’ Emergency Assistance Fund.
added 3:21pm, Watch the hit below (you’ll get a better view of the hit near the end of the video)...
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