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FLYERS’ WEISE SUSPENDED THREE GAMES FOR ILLEGAL CHECK TO THE HEAD

Philadelphia Flyers forward Dale Weise has been suspended for three games, without pay, for an illegal check to the head of Anaheim Ducks defenseman Korbinian Holzer during NHL Game No. 52 in Philadelphia on Thursday, Oct. 20, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today.

The incident occurred at 7:35 of the second period.

Under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement and, based on his average annual salary, Weise will forfeit $39,166.68. The money goes to the Players’ Emergency Assistance Fund.

For a full explanation of the decision, complete with video, please click on the following link: https://www.nhl.com/video/t-277440360/c-45537803

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