Defense - STL
GOALS: 1 | ASST: 3 | PTS: 4
SOG: 14 | +/-: 6
Blues defenseman Ian Cole
has been suspended for three games for delivering an illegal check to the head of Detroit Red Wings forward Justin Abdelkader during NHL Game #563 in Detroit on Saturday, Dec. 31, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced Sunday.
The incident occurred at 9:11 of the first period. A minor penalty for illegal check to the head was assessed on the play.
Cole will miss games: Jan. 3 vs. Phoenix, Jan. 5 vs. Edmonton and Jan.7 vs. Colorado.
He will be eligible to return Jan. 10 at Montreal.