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Foligno of Blue Jackets suspended three games for elbowing

Forward disciplined for actions against Avalanche forward Bellemare

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL

Foligno suspended three games

Foligno suspended three games for elbowing

Columbus Blue Jackets forward Nick Foligno has been suspended three games for elbowing Colorado Avalanche forward Pierre-Edouard Bellemare

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NEW YORK - Columbus Blue Jackets forward Nick Foligno has been suspended for three games, without pay, for elbowing Colorado Avalanche forward Pierre-Edouard Bellemare during NHL Game No. 260 in Denver on Saturday, Nov. 9, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today.

The incident occurred at 17:15 of the second period. Foligno was assessed a major penalty and game misconduct for charging.

Under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement and, based on his average annual salary, Foligno will forfeit $88,709.67. The money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.

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