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Kucherov suspended one game for actions in Lightning game

Forward penalized for boarding Blue Jackets defenseman Nutivaara

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL

Kucherov suspended one game

Kucherov suspended one playoff game for boarding

Tampa Bay Lightning forward Nikita Kucherov has been suspended for one game for boarding Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Markus Nutivaara

  • 02:15 •

NEW YORK -- Tampa Bay Lightning forward Nikita Kucherov has been suspended for one game for boarding Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Markus Nutivaara during Game 2 of the teams' First Round series in Tampa on Friday, April 12, the National Hockey League Department of Player Safety announced today.

The incident occurred at 15:34 of the third period. Kucherov was assessed a major penalty and game misconduct for boarding.

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