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Maple Leafs' Komarov suspended three games for elbowing

Toronto forward had been assessed a match penalty for illegal check to the head

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Leo Komarov suspended 3 games

Komarov suspended 3 game for elbowing

2/19/16: Toronto Maple Leafs forward Leo Komarov suspended 3 game for elbowing New York Rangers defenseman Ryan McDonagh.

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NEW YORK - Toronto Maple Leafs forward Leo Komarov has been suspended for three games, without pay, for elbowing New York Rangers defenseman Ryan McDonagh during NHL game No. 860 in Toronto on Thursday, Feb. 18, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today.

The incident occurred at 18:58 of the first period. Komarov was assessed a match penalty for illegal check to the head.

Under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement and, based on his average annual salary, Komarov will forfeit $47,580.66. 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: https://www.nhl.com/video/leo-komarov-suspended-3-games/t-277440360/c-41582203.

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