NEW YORK – The NHL has suspended Montreal Canadiens forward Cedric Paquette two games without pay for boarding Anaheim Ducks forward Trevor Zegras.
The incident occurred in the first period of the Ducks’ 4-2 win over visiting Montreal on Sunday.
Paquette was assessed a major penalty and game misconduct for boarding.
Paquette will forfeit US$9,500 in salary. He will be eligible to return when Montreal hosts the Vegas Golden Knights on Saturday.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published Nov. 1, 2021.
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