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Jenner, Isangulov suspended at world juniors

Team Russia's Ildar Isangulov (26) and Canada forward Boone Jenner (20) fight for control of the puck during second period semi-final IIHF World Junior Championships hockey action in Calgary, Alta., on Tuesday.

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Canada's Boone Jenner and Russia's Ildar Isangulov have each been suspended for their next games at the world junior hockey championship.

Jenner will sit out Canada's bronze-medal contest Thursday against Finland while Isangulov won't play in Russia's gold-medal showdown against Sweden later in the day.

In the second period of Canada's 6-5 semi-final loss to Russia on Tuesday, Isangulov elbowed Jenner and received a minor penalty for it.

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When Russian captain Evgeni Kuznetsov made a comment to Jenner after the incident, Jenner speared him and received a major and game misconduct.

The International Ice Hockey Federation's disciplinary hearing determined upon review that Isangulov's elbow was to Jenner's head.

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