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Michael Cammalleri has been suspended for one game

by Staff Writer / Montréal Canadiens

TORONTO (October 4, 2010) – Montreal Canadiens forward Michael Cammalleri has been suspended for one game for an incident involving New York Islanders player Nino Niederreiter in NHL pre-season game #92 on Saturday, Oct. 2.

Under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement, and based on his average annual salary, Cammalleri will forfeit $32,258.06. The money goes to the Players’ Emergency Assistance Fund.

The incident occurred at 16:52 of the second period. He was assessed a major penalty for slashing and a game misconduct (Rule 61.5) for his actions. Cammalleri will miss the Canadiens season opener at Toronto on October.

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