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Jacob Trouba of Jets suspended two games

Defenseman banned for illegal check to head of Senators forward Mark Stone

by Department of Player Safety @NHLPlayerSafety / NHL.com

NEW YORK - Winnipeg Jets defenseman Jacob Trouba has been suspended for two games, without pay, for an illegal check to the head of Ottawa Senators forward Mark Stone during NHL Game No. 871 in Ottawa on Sunday, Feb. 19, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today.

The incident occurred at 6:42 of the third period. Trouba was assessed a minor penalty for illegal check to the head.

Under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement and, based on his average annual salary, Trouba will forfeit $33,333.34. The money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.

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