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Kings' Tom Gilbert suspended three games for boarding

Los Angeles defenseman disciplined for incident with Anaheim forward Nick Ritchie

by NHL Player Safety /

NEW YORK - Los Angeles Kings defenseman Tom Gilbert has been suspended for three games, without pay, for boarding Anaheim Ducks forward Nick Ritchie during NHL Game No. 142 in Los Angeles on Tuesday, Nov. 1, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today.

The incident occurred at 16:34 of the second period.

Under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement and, based on his average annual salary, Gilbert will forfeit $23,333.34. The money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.

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