Minnesota Wild defenseman Ryan Suter has been suspended for two games, without pay, for elbowing Pittsburgh Penguins forward Steve Downie during NHL Game No. 633 in Pittsburgh on Tuesday, January 13, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today.
The incident occurred at 4:22 of the second period.
Under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement and based on his average annual salary, Suter will forfeit $81,058.72. The money goes to the Players’ Emergency Assistance Fund.