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Gudas reacts to suspension by the NHL

by Staff Writer / Philadelphia Flyers

Radko Gudas on the NHL's suspension:

"I don't necessarily agree with the league's decision but I accept and respect it, and I'll move on from here and prepare myself for when I return."

From the NHL Press Release:

NEW YORK – Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Radko Gudas has been suspended for three games, without pay, for an illegal check to the head of Ottawa Senators forward Mika Zibanejad during NHL Game No. 361 in Ottawa on Tuesday, Dec. 1, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today.

The incident occurred at 2:07 of the third period.

Under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement and, based on his average annual salary, Gudas will forfeit $15,994.62. The money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.

For a full video explanation of the decision, please click on the following link:

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