Ottawa Senators' Mark Stone is seen during an NHL hockey game against the Columbus Blue Jackets in Columbus, Ohio, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)
Paul Vernon

A hit to the head of Landon Ferraro of the Detroit Red Wings will cost Ottawa Senators forward Mark Stone two games and $37,634 in salary.

November 02, 2015

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The Ottawa Senators’ leading scorer Mark Stone was suspended for two games by the NHL on Monday for his hit to the head of Detroit’s Landon Ferraro.

Stone, who leads the Senators with 13 points, was assessed a minor penalty for an illegal check to the head during Saturday's game.

Ferraro initially left the game, but did return.

The league called the hit a ”reckless shoulder to the head.” Stone, who is not a repeat offender, loses $37,634.40 in salary and will miss Ottawa’s games against Montreal on Tuesday and Thursday against the Winnipeg Jets.

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