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NHL suspends Kaleta five games for cheapshot on Richards

Posted By On March 4, 2013 @ 6:30 pm In Hockey,New York Rangers,NHL,Rangers Report | 644 Comments

From the NHL:

NEW YORK (March 4, 2013) – Buffalo Sabres forward Patrick Kaleta has
been suspended for five games, without pay, for boarding New York Rangers
forward Brad Richards during NHL Game No. 317 in New York on Sunday, March
3, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced

Kaleta is considered a repeat offender under the terms of the
Collective Bargaining Agreement. Based on his average annual salary, he
will forfeit $76,219.25. The money goes to the Players’ Emergency
Assistance Fund.

The incident occurred at 3:28 of the third period. Kaleta was
assessed a major penalty for checking from behind and game misconduct.

For a full explanation of the Department of Player Safety’s decision,
complete with video, please click here [1].


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