NEW YORK – Colorado Avalanche forward Gabriel Landeskog has been suspended for two games, without pay, for boarding Chicago Blackhawks forward Kirby Dach during NHL Game No. 5 in Colorado on Wednesday, Oct. 13, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today.
The incident occurred at 16:22 of the third period. Landeskog was assessed a minor penalty for boarding.Under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement and, based on his average annual salary, Landeskog will forfeit $70,000.00. The money goes to the Players’ Emergency Assistance Fund.