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Philadelphia Flyers' Harry Zolnierczyk, center, collides with Ottawa Sentors' Mike Lundin, left (Michael Perez/AP)
Philadelphia Flyers' Harry Zolnierczyk, center, collides with Ottawa Sentors' Mike Lundin, left (Michael Perez/AP)

Flyers’ Zolnierczyk suspended four games for charging Add to ...

The NHL suspended Flyers forward Harry Zolnierczyk four games Sunday for charging Ottawa defenceman Mike Lundin.

The incident happened Saturday midway through the first period of the Senators 2-1 loss in Philadelphia. Zolnierczyk launched himself into Lundin as the Ottawa forward was cutting into the Flyers’ zone.

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Lundin has since been diagnosed with a concussion, adding to the Senators’ growing list of injured players.

Zolnierczyk, who was assessed a major penalty for charging and game misconduct on the play, will forfeit US$12,972.96 in salary.

The money goes to the Players’ Emergency Assistance Fund.

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