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Penguins' Asham suspended for four games

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Penguins' Asham suspended for four games
Pittsburgh's Arron Asham has been suspended for five games for cross-checking the Flyers' Brayden Schenn during Game 3 of their first-round series.

NEW YORK -- Pittsburgh Penguins forward Arron Asham has been suspended for four games for cross-checking Philadelphia Flyers forward Brayden Schenn during Game 3 of the teams’ Eastern Conference Quarterfinal playoff series Sunday in Philadelphia, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today.

The incident occurred at 14:15 of the first period. Asham was assessed a match penalty for attempt to injure.

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=172994.

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