The NHL’s Department of Player Safety has suspended Colorado Avalanche forward Gabriel Landeskog for two games without pay after an illegal check to the head of Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand during a game on Thursday.
Marchand punched Landeskog after the hit and was fined $5,000 for roughing. Landeskog will forfeit $59,907.84 in salary, which will go to the NHL Players’ Emergency Assistance Fund.
Watch Landeskog's hit on Marchand below:
- Christopher Chavez