David Clarkson won't appeal suspension

September, 24, 2013
9/24/13
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Toronto Maple Leafs forward David Clarkson said Tuesday night that he would not appeal the 10-game suspension he was automatically assessed for leaving the bench to join a brawl with the Buffalo Sabres.

“I sometimes make decisions with my heart, not my head,” Clarkson told reporters after playing in a preseason again against the Ottawa Senators.

Toronto coach Randy Carlyle said, according to TSN, that Clarkson will play in the team’s final two preseason games, travel for the first two regular season games and practice with the team to stay “as game-ready as possible.

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