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Islanders forward Michael Grabner suspended two games for check to the head

NEW YORK, N.Y. – New York Islanders forward Michael Grabner was suspended for two games without pay by the NHL for an illegal check to the head of Carolina Hurricanes forward Nathan Gerbe.

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The incident occurred at approximately 6:42 of the first period of Saturday’s game in New York.

No penalty was called on the play.

The suspension will cost Grabner US$30,769.24.