SENATORS’ HOFFMAN SUSPENDED TWO GAMES FOR CROSS-CHECKING
Ottawa Senators forward Mike Hoffman has been suspended for two games, without pay, for cross-checking San Jose Sharks forward Logan Couture during NHL Game No. 441 in Ottawa on Wednesday, Dec. 14, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today.
The incident occurred at 7:50 of the third period. Hoffman was assessed a major penalty for cross-checking and a game misconduct.
Under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement and, based on his average annual salary, Hoffman will forfeit $57,638.88. 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-47444503.
* Information provided via NHL Press Release