Lightning's Erne suspended three preseason games

Thursday, 09.19.2013 / 6:29 PM NHL.com

NEW YORK – Tampa Bay forward Adam Erne has been suspended for three preseason games for delivering an illegal check to the head of St. Louis forward Vladimir Sobotka during a preseason game in Orlando on Wednesday, September 18, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today.

The incident occurred at 6:54 of the first period. A minor penalty for illegal check to the head was assessed on the play.

For a full explanation of the decision, complete with video, please click on the following link: http://video.nhl.com/videocenter/console?catid=60&id=445663.

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