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Video- Michael Rasmussen Suspended Two Games

10/28/2022 at 4:49pm EDT

NEW YORK (Oct. 28, 2022) – Detroit Red Wings forward Michael Rasmussen has been suspended for two games, without pay, for high-sticking Boston Bruins forward David Krejci during NHL Game No. 111 in Boston on Thursday, Oct. 27, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today.

The incident occurred at 8:00 of the second period. Rasmussen was assessed a minor penalty for high-sticking.

Under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement and, based on his average annual salary, Rasmussen will forfeit $15,783.78. The money goes to the Players’ Emergency Assistance Fund.

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Stump23

Hit on Veleno!!! Oh wait it's Boston, they seem to always get overlooked!

a_k_l

I could live with this suspension if there would be accountability and consistency in the NHL. But we all know that this league is a joke. Certain players get nothing, others a $5000 fine, while some 2 games... 

bigfrog

Talking about cross checking, Crybaby is a master at it.

Rumbear

They are making assumptions based on intent. Unmitigated bulls**t...

MZ2215

Knew when I saw they were reviewing it we were in for some BS. Would be a lot easier to take if there was any semblence of consistency but anyone who's paying attention knows better than to expect that. 

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