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Flyers' Giroux suspended for one game

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Flyers' Giroux suspended for one game
Philadelphia Flyers forward Claude Giroux has been suspended for one game for delivering an illegal check to the head

NEW YORK Philadelphia Flyers forward Claude Giroux has been suspended for one game for delivering an illegal check to the head of New Jersey Devils forward Dainius Zubrus during the teams' Eastern Conference Semifinal game in New Jersey on Sunday, May 6, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today.

The incident occurred at 19:56 of the second period. A minor penalty for illegal check to the head was assessed to Giroux.

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=176718.

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