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Maple Leafs' Kadri suspended four games

Toronto forward disciplined for cross-checking Detroit forward Luke Glendening

by NHL Player Safety @NHLPlayerSafety / NHL.com

Nazem Kadri suspended 4 games

Kadri suspended 4 games for cross-checking

Toronto Maple Leafs forward Nazem Kadri has been suspended 4 games for cross-checking Detroit Red Wings forward Luke Glendening

  • 01:55 •

NEW YORK - Toronto Maple Leafs forward Nazem Kadri has been suspended for four games, without pay, for cross-checking Detroit Red Wings forward Luke Glendening during NHL Game No. 1170 in Toronto on Saturday, April 2, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today.

The incident occurred at 7:23 of the second period. Kadri was assessed a two-minute penalty for cross-checking.

Kadri is considered a repeat offender under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement and, based on his average annual salary, will forfeit $200,000. 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/nazem-kadri-suspended-4-games/t-277440360/c-43228103.

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