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Prust gets one-game suspension for elbow

Sunday, 05.20.2012 / 9:12 PM / News

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Prust gets one-game suspension for elbow
The Rangers' Brandon Prust has been suspended one game for an elbow to the head of New Jersey's Anton Volchenkov.

NEW YORK -- New York Rangers forward Brandon Prust has been suspended for one game for elbowing New Jersey Devils defenseman Anton Volchenkov during the teams' Eastern Conference Final game in New Jersey on Saturday, May 19, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today.

The incident occurred at 2:31 of the second period.

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=178549.

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