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Flyers' Bellemare suspended one game

Philadelphia forward disciplined for check from behind on Washington's Dmitry Orlov

by NHL Player Safety @NHLPlayerSafety / NHL.com

Bellemare suspended 1 game

Bellemare suspended 1 game for illegal check

Philadelphia Flyers forward Pierre-Edouard Bellemare has been suspended for one game for an illegal check from behind to Capitals Dmitry Orlov

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NEW YORK - Philadelphia Flyers forward Pierre-Edouard Bellemare has been suspended for one game for an illegal check from behind to Washington Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov during Game 3 of the teams' First Round series in Philadelphia on Monday, April 18, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today.

The incident occurred at 12:17 of the third period. Bellemare was assessed a major penalty for checking from behind and a game misconduct.

For a full explanation of the decision, complete with video, please click on the following link: https://www.nhl.com/video/bellemare-suspended-1-game/t-277440360/c-43608203.

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