Niskanen suspended one game for actions in Flyers game


NEW YORK — Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Matt Niskanen has been suspended for one game for cross-checking Montreal Canadiens forward Brendan Gallagher during Game 5 of the teams’ First Round series in Toronto on Wednesday, Aug. 19, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today.

The incident occurred at 14:52 of the third period.

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