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Hurricanes F Craig Adams suspended 2 games by NHL

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TORONTO (AP) - Carolina Hurricanes forward Craig Adams was suspended two games without pay Wednesday for hitting Toronto's Alex Steen with his stick.

Adams was assessed a minor penalty for high-sticking after hitting the Maple Leafs' forward at 16:05 of the third period Tuesday night. Carolina went on to win 3-2 in overtime.

Adams will miss Thursday's game at Florida and Dec. 22 at Tampa Bay. He will forfeit $6,417.12, with the money going to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.

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