NEW YORK - New Jersey Devils forward Kurtis Gabriel has been suspended for one game, without pay, for boarding Philadelphia Flyers forward Nolan Patrick during NHL Game No. 992 in New Jersey on Friday, Mar. 1, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today.
The incident occurred at 5:02 of the first period. Gabriel was assessed a major penalty for boarding.
Under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement and, based on his average annual salary, Gabriel will forfeit $3,494.62. The money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.