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Penguins' Kennedy suspended for one game

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TORONTO -- Pittsburgh Penguins' forward Tyler Kennedy has been suspended for one game, without pay, for his involvement in an altercation during a stoppage in play during NHL Game #734, Jan. 31 against  the Toronto Maple Leafs, the National Hockey League announced.  Kennedy was suspended per Rule 70.2 which states: "A player who has entered the game on a legal line change... who starts an altercation may be subject to discipline ...".

Kennedy was assessed a five-minute major for fighting Toronto defenseman Luke Schenn following a legal line change at 9:36 of the third period.

Under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement, and based on his average annual salary, Kennedy will forfeit $2,912.37. The money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.

Kennedy will miss Pittsburgh's game at Montreal on Feb. 3. He will be eligible to return on Feb. 4 against Tampa Bay.
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