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Flyers' Zolnierczyk suspended four games for charging Ottawa defenceman Lundin

Sunday, 03.03.2013 / 4:45 PM / News

The Canadian Press

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Flyers' Zolnierczyk suspended four games for charging Ottawa defenceman Lundin

NEW YORK, N.Y. - The NHL suspended Flyers forward Harry Zolnierczyk four games Sunday for charging Ottawa defenceman Mike Lundin.

The incident happened Saturday midway through the first period of the Senators 2-1 loss in Philadelphia. Zolnierczyk launched himself into Lundin as the Ottawa forward was cutting into the Flyers' zone.

Lundin has since been diagnosed with a concussion, adding to the Senators' growing list of injured players.

Zolnierczyk, who was assessed a major penalty for charging and game misconduct on the play, will forfeit US$12,972.96 in salary.

The money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.

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