NEW YORK (AP) — Chicago ahead Brett Connolly was suspended for four games with out pay by the NHL on Saturday for interference in opposition to Dallas ahead Tanner Kero.
Connolly was assessed a significant penalty and recreation misconduct within the first interval of Chicago’s 4-3 additional time loss at Dallas on Saturday night time.
Connelly rode Kero into the boards. Kero was taken from the ice on a stretcher along with his head immobilized. Kero taken to a hospital for precautionary measures and analysis, and coach Rick Bowness mentioned after the sport that the participant had a concussion.
The suspension will value Connolly $70,000.