LIGHTNING’S ERNE SUSPENDED THREE PRESEASON GAMES FOR ILLEGAL CHECK TO THE HEAD
NEW YORK (September 19, 2013) – Tampa Bay forward Adam Erne has been suspended for three preseason games for delivering an illegal check to the head of St. Louis forward Vladimir Sobotka during a preseason game in Orlando on Wednesday, September 18, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today.
The incident occurred at 6:54 of the first period. A minor penalty for illegal check to the head was assessed on the play.
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Source: NHL Media