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Lauzon suspended two games for actions in Bruins game

Defenseman disciplined for illegal check to head of Coyotes forward Stepan

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL

Lauzon suspended two games

Lauzon suspended two games for illegal check to head

Boston Bruins defenseman Jeremy Lauzon has been suspended two games for an illegal check to the head on Arizona Coyotes forward Derek Stepan

  • 02:20 •

NEW YORK - Boston Bruins defenseman Jeremy Lauzon has been suspended for two games, without pay, for an illegal check to the head of Arizona Coyotes forward Derek Stepan during NHL Game No. 844 in Boston on Saturday, Feb. 8, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today.

The incident occurred at 19:39 of the first period. Lauzon received a match penalty for illegal check to the head.

Under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement and, based on his average annual salary, Lauzon will forfeit $8,037.64. The money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.

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