Canucks Edler Suspended For Check On Sharks Hertl

Edler_2013Vancouver Canucks defenceman Alex Edler has been suspended for three games for an illegal check to the head of San Jose Sharks forward Tomas Hertl on Thursday.

Edler is considered a repeat offender and will forfeit almost $183,000 salary.

Edler hit Hertl near the Canucks bench in the second period, knocking off Hertl’s helmet on the play.

No penalty was assessed on the play and Hertl remained in the game.

Source: TSN