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[Report] John Erskine suspended for 3 games


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#1 -Vintage Canuck-

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 08:11 PM

Capitals’ Erskine given three-game ban for elbowing Flyers’ Simmonds:

NEW YORK -- Washington Capitals defenseman John Erskine has been suspended for three games for elbowing Philadelphia Flyers forward Wayne Simmonds in NHL Game No. 101 in Washington on Friday, February 1, 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, Erskine will forfeit $24,324.33. The money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.


The incident occurred at 18:09 of the first period.


For a full explanation of the decision, complete with video, please click on the following link: http://video.nhl.com...id=60&id=198236


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Posted 02 February 2013 - 08:23 PM

Right call, feel like a bit more since Simmer has a concussion now. :angry:
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Posted 02 February 2013 - 08:34 PM

Good call
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Posted 04 February 2013 - 02:07 PM

Erskine has never skated so fast
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Posted 04 February 2013 - 03:31 PM

I wonder what kind of elbow pads Erskine wears. This is the kind of situation where softer ones could help reduce injury.
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Posted 05 February 2013 - 11:32 AM

That was brutal. I was expecting at least 5 games.
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