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Malkin suspended one game for actions in Penguins game against Flyers

Center punished for high-sticking Raffl

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL

Malkin suspended one game

Malkin suspended one game for high-sticking

Pittsburgh Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin has been suspended for one game for high-sticking Philadelphia Flyers forward Michael Raffl

  • 02:03 •

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.
 

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