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Avalanche forward Landeskog suspended four games for cross-checking

Disciplined for actions against Flames forward Tkachuk on Saturday

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Landeskog suspended four games

Landeskog suspended four games for cross-checking

Colorado Avalanche forward Gabriel Landeskog has been suspended for four games for cross-checking Calgary Flames forward Matthew Tkachuk

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NEW YORK -- Colorado Avalanche forward Gabriel Landeskog has been suspended for four games, without pay, for cross-checking Calgary Flames forward Matthew Tkachuk during NHL Game No. 356 in Colorado on Saturday, Nov. 25, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today

The incident occurred at 15:18 of the first period. Landeskog was assessed a minor penalty for cross-checking.

Under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement and, based on his average annual salary, Landeskog will forfeit $119,815.68. The money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.

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