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Islanders’ Trevor Gillies suspended 10 games for hit on Cal Clutterbuck

TORONTO – New York Islanders forward Trevor Gillies has been suspended 10 games for his hit on Minnesota’s Cal Clutterbuck.

Gillies hit Clutterbuck in the head from behind in the Islanders 4-1 win over the Wild on Wednesday.

Gillies is considered a repeat offender after being suspended for nine games in February and will forfeit US$60,975.60 in salary.

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He’s eligible to return March 26 when New York plays the Philadelphia Flyers.

Gillies has one goal and 124 penalty minutes in 33 games this season.