– Phoenix Coyotes
' forward Francis Lessard
has been suspended for the remainder of the pre-season and three regular season games, as the result of a game misconduct penalty in a pre-season game against the Anaheim Ducks
, September 18, the National Hockey League announced today.
The incident took place at 6:38 of the third period and Lessard was assessed a major penalty for boarding and a game misconduct for a hit on Anaheim forward Ryan Donally
Lessard will miss the Coyotes remaining two pre-season games as well as three regular season games.