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Canucks' Hansen suspended one game for hit on Hossa

Wednesday, 02.20.2013 / 7:57 PM / News
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Canucks\' Hansen suspended one game for hit on Hossa
Vancouver Canucks forward Jannik Hansen has been suspended for one game for roughing Chicago Blackhawks forward Marian Hossa.

NEW YORK -- Vancouver Canucks forward Jannik Hansen has been suspended for one game for roughing Chicago Blackhawks forward Marian Hossa in NHL Game No. 232 in Chicago on Tuesday, February 19, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today.

Under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement, and based on his average annual salary, Hansen will forfeit $7,297.30. The money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.

The incident occurred at 1:10 of the third period. Hansen was assessed a minor penalty for roughing.

For a full explanation of the decision, complete with video, please click on the following link: http://video.nhl.com/videocenter/console?catid=60&id=203576&lang=en.