The National Hockey League announced today that Nashville Predators' forward Alexander Radulov has been suspended for one game for a hitting-from-behind incident involving San Jose forward Steve Bernier in Western Conference Quarterfinal game #182 in Nashville, April 13.
The incident occurred at 4:44 of the second period. Radulov was assessed a major penalty for boarding and a game misconduct. Radulov will miss Game 3 of the Western Conference Quarterfinal, Monday, April 16 at San Jose. He will be eligible to return for Game 4, April 18 at San Jose.
The league also ruled that both game misconduct penalties taken by Predators forward Scott Hartnell in Game 2 of the Western Conference Quarterfinal vs. San Jose have been rescinded from his record for purposes of supplemental discipline.