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Rangers' Tortorella suspended by NHL

Updated: April 26, 2009, 12:23 PM ET
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NEW YORK -- Rangers coach John Tortorella has been suspended by the NHL for one game because he squirted a fan with water and threw a water bottle into the stands, striking a spectator in Washington.

Tortorella, who replaced the fired Tom Renney in February, will miss Game 6 on Sunday when New York hosts the Capitals with a chance to advance to the second round of the playoffs.

The NHL ruled Saturday night that Tortorella's actions Friday night during the Rangers' 4-0 loss that cut ...

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