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Gudas suspended two games for actions in Flyers game against Lightning

Defenseman punished for high-sticking Kucherov

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL

Gudas suspended two games

Gudas suspended two games for high-sticking

Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Radko Gudas has been suspended for two games for high-sticking Tampa Bay Lightning forward Nikita Kucherov

  • 02:24 •

NEW YORK - Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Radko Gudas has been suspended for two games, without pay, for high-sticking Tampa Bay Lightning forward Nikita Kucherov during NHL Game No. 918 in Philadelphia on Tuesday, Feb. 19, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today.

The incident occurred at 15:52 of the third period. Gudas was assessed a minor penalty for high-sticking.

Gudas is considered a repeat offender under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement and, based on his average annual salary, will forfeit $81,707.32. The money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.

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