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Flyers' Zolnierczyk suspended four games

Sunday, 03.03.2013 / 4:15 PM / News

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Flyers' Zolnierczyk suspended four games
Philadelphia Flyers forward Harry Zolnierczyk has beensuspended for four games, without pay, for charging Ottawa Senators defenseman Mike Lundin.

NEW YORK -- Philadelphia Flyers forward Harry Zolnierczyk has been suspended for four games, without pay, for charging Ottawa Senators defenseman Mike Lundin during NHL Game No. 302 in Philadelphia on Saturday, Mar. 2, 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, Zolnierczyk will forfeit $12,972.96. The money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.

The incident occurred at 9:13 of thefirst period. Zolnierczyk was assessed a major penalty for charging and game misconduct.

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=211649.

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