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Suspended winger won't be watching Game 5

Originally Published: May 29, 2004
By Sherry Skalko | ESPN.com

TAMPA, Fla. -- Ville Nieminen can't bear to watch.

Sure the feisty Calgary Flames winger will be in the St. Pete Times Forum on Thursday night as his team takes on the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup finals.

But actually watching the game won't be part of his agenda. He'll be serving his one-game suspension for checking Lightning center Vincent Lecavalier from behind in the losing minutes of Game 4; he doesn't want to add to his punishment by sitting in front of a ...

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