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Dustin Brown Suspended One Game by NHL's Department of Player Safety

Veteran forward will be out of the lineup for the LA Kings game against the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday

by LA Kings @LAKings /

LA Kings forward Dustin Brown has been suspended for one game, without pay, for kneeing Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Mikhail Sergachev during on Saturday, Feb. 10, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced.

Video: Brown suspended one game for kneeing

The incident occurred at 14:27 of the second period. Brown was assessed a major penalty and game misconduct for kneeing.

Under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement and, based on his average annual salary, Brown will forfeit $31,586.02. The money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.

Brown will serve his suspension on Tuesday as the Kings face the Carolina Hurricanes.

Brown is tied for third on the team with 16 goals and his plus-25 is tops on the Kings. His 19:17 of ice-time per-night ranks second among Kings forwards.

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