Maple Leafs’ Grabovski suspended three games for shoving official

Toronto Maple Leafs rookie Mikhail Grabovski has been issued a three-game suspension from the NHL for pushing linesman Scott Cherrey who was keeping Grabovski away from Montreal’s Sergei Kostitsyn after tempers had flared.

There is an automatic three-game suspension in the NHL for abuse of an official.

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Grabovski, who was traded to the Maple Leafs from the Canadiens in the off-season has 23 points in 41 games this season.