Downie suspension fourth longest in NHL history
PHILADELPHIA -- Flyers rookie Steve Downie's NHL debut is on hold. So is Dean McAmmond's 13-year career.
Downie received a 20-game suspension from the NHL on Friday for leaving his feet to deliver a deliberate and dangerous hit to the head of the Ottawa forward, one of the longest punishments in league history.
"It's a hit that as soon you see it live, you think, 'This is going to be a bad one,'" NHL disciplinarian Colin Campbell said.
Downie received a match penalty and was ...
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