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Ritola Gets Two Games

via Erik Erlendsson tweet,

Two games for Ritola, not surprised. Matt Roy and James Wright being recalled from @NorfolkAdmirals

Matt Moulson of the Islanders was hit from behind last nigh by Ritola, who received a five minute major for boarding.

added 1:16pm,

TORONTO (November 18, 2010) – Tampa Bay Lightning forward Mattias Ritola has been suspended for two games and will forfeit $5,555.92 in salary for a charging incident that involved a hit from behind on New York Islanders player Matt Moulson in NHL game #257, last night, the National Hockey League announced.

      Ritola’s fine is based on his average annual salary and is calculated under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement. The money goes to the Players’ Emergency Assistance Fund.

      The incident occurred at 6:13 of the second period and Ritola was assessed a major penalty for charging.

      Ritola will miss tonight’s game at Philadelphia and at Buffalo on Saturday.  He is eligible to return November 22 against the Boston Bruins.

added 3:10pm, video of the hit can be watched below…


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perfection's avatar

what a goon… who developed this guy, the Ducks?

Posted by perfection from LaLaLand on 11/18/10 at 02:59 PM ET

Nathan's avatar

what a goon… who developed this guy, the Ducks?

Posted by perfection from Chicago on 11/18/10 at 11:59 AM ET


Posted by Nathan from the scoresheet! on 11/18/10 at 04:02 PM ET

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