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Flyers' Rinaldo suspended two games

Monday, 02.13.2012 / 7:00 PM / News

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Flyers' Rinaldo suspended two games
Philadelphia Flyers forward Zac Rinaldo has been suspended for two games, without pay, for a charging incident.


NEW YORK -- Philadelphia Flyers forward Zac Rinaldo has been suspended for two games, without pay, for a charging incident in which he launched himself to hit Detroit Red Wings defenseman Jonathan Ericsson during NHL Game #829 in Detroit on Sunday, Feb. 12, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today.

Under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement, and based on his average annual salary, Rinaldo will forfeit $5,885.88. The money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.
 
The incident occurred at 13:25 of the first period. Rinaldo was assessed a minor penalty for charging.

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=157353
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