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Nick Boynton sorry for slash gesture

Updated: September 28, 2010, 10:46 AM ET
By Jesse Rogers | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Nick Boynton apologized for a throat-slashing gesture he made toward Tampa Bay Lightning center Blair Jones that cost him a one-game suspension.

The incident happened during the Blackhawks' preseason opener Wednesday in Winnipeg.

"It was just stupid," Boynton said. "I was upset. He beat me up, whatever. It was a stupid play on my part and I'm paying for it.

"It sucks, but I made my bed, now I have to sleep in it. It's unfortunate, ...

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