NEW YORK, N.Y. - The NHL has suspended Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand for two games for slew-footing New York Rangers forward Derick Brassard.
The incident occurred at 14:30 of the second period of Boston's 3-0 home win over the Rangers on Thursday night.
Brassard was not injured on the play.
Marchand will lose US$48,387.10 in salary.
He is eligible to return when the Bruins visit the Colorado Avalanche on Wednesday.