NEW YORK -- Pittsburgh Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin has been suspended for one game, without pay, for high-sticking Philadelphia Flyers forward Michael Raffl during NHL Game No. 860 in Philadelphia on Monday, Feb. 11, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today.
The incident occurred at 15:03 of the third period. Malkin was assessed a match penalty for high-sticking.
Under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement and, based on his average annual salary, Malkin will forfeit $51,075.27. The money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.