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Kings' Lucic suspended one game for roughing

Banned for infraction on Coyotes' Connauton

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NEW YORK - Los Angeles Kings forward Milan Lucic has been suspended for one game, without pay, for roughing Arizona Coyotes defenseman Kevin Connauton during NHL game No. 718 in Glendale on Saturday, Jan. 23, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today.

The incident occurred at 6:55 of the third period. Lucic was assessed a minor penalty for roughing and a game misconduct.

Under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement and, based on his average annual salary, Lucic will forfeit $32,258.06. 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=927285&lang=en.

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