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Tucker Suspended For Wednesday's Game

by Staff Writer / Los Angeles Kings
Darcy Tucker was suspended for his actions vs. LA on Monday and will miss the re-match on Wednesday.

TORONTO (March 23, 2010) - Colorado Avalanche forward Darcy Tucker has been suspended for one game, without pay, for making excessive physical contact on an icing play, in NHL game #1079 against the Los Angeles Kings, last night, the National Hockey League announced Tuesday.

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Under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement, and based on his average annual salary, Tucker will forfeit $11,658.03. The money goes to the Players’ Emergency Assistance Fund.

Tucker was assessed a minor penalty for tripping Kings player Matt Greene on the play, which occurred at 10:13 of the third period.

Tucker will miss game Wednesday’s game against Los Angeles.
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