NEW YORK – Florida Panthers defenseman Dmitry Kulikov has been suspended for four games, without pay, for clipping Dallas Stars forward Tyler Seguin during NHL Game No. 820 in Dallas on Friday, Feb. 13, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today.
The incident occurred at 13:05 of the third period. Kulikov was assessed a major penalty for clipping and a game misconduct.
Under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement and, based on his average annual salary, Kulikov will forfeit $93,189.96. The money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.
For a full explanation of the decision, complete with video, please click on the following link: http://video.nhl.com/videocenter/console?catid=60&id=754213&lang=en.