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BLOG: Hendricks suspended three games

by Marc Ciampa / Edmonton Oilers
Oilers forward Matt Hendricks has been suspended three games. From the NHL's official press release:


NEW YORK (Jan. 11, 2016) – Edmonton Oilers forward Matt Hendricks has
been suspended for three games, without pay, for boarding Florida Panthers
defenseman Aaron Ekblad during NHL game No. 629 in Edmonton on Sunday, Jan.
10, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced
today.

    The incident occurred at 2:12 of the third period.

    Under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement and, based on
his average annual salary, Hendricks will forfeit $29,838.72. The money
goes to the Players’ Emergency Assistance Fund.
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