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Wings' Pulkkinen suspended four preseason games

Thursday, 09.19.2013 / 6:29 PM / Department of Player Safety News

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Wings' Pulkkinen suspended four preseason games
Detroit forward Teemu Pulkkinen has been suspended for four preseason games for boarding Chicago defenseman Michael Kostka during a preseason game in Chicago on Tuesday, September 17

NEW YORK – Detroit forward Teemu Pulkkinen has been suspended for four preseason games for boarding Chicago defenseman Michael Kostka during a preseason game in Chicago on Tuesday, September 17, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today.

The incident occurred at 2:16 of the first period. A major penalty and game misconduct for boarding were assessed on the play.

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=445664.