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Stanley Cup Final

Ducks’ Wisniewski suspended for two games

Monday, 11.02.2009 / 5:43 PM / News

NHL.com

Anaheim Ducks defenseman James Wisniewski has been suspended for two games, without pay, for delivering a forearm blow to the head of Phoenix Coyotes forward Shane Doan on Oct. 31, the National Hockey League announced on Monday.
 
The Ducks lost the game, 3-2 in a shootout at Jobing.com Arena.
 
The incident occurred at 7:12 of the first period. No penalty was assessed on the play.
 
Under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement, and based on his average annual salary, Wisniewski will forfeit $28,497.40. The money goes to the Players’ Emergency Assistance Fund.
 
Wisniewski will miss games on Tuesday against Pittsburgh on Thursday against Nashville. He will be eligible to return on Saturday against Phoenix.


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