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NHL suspends Ruutu 3 games for hit

Updated: October 26, 2009, 2:09 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Carolina Hurricanes forward Tuomo Ruutu has been suspended three games by the NHL for a boarding of Darcy Tucker that knocked the Colorado Avalanche winger unconscious.

Ruutu was assessed a major penalty and game misconduct for boarding Tucker at 5:26 of the second period of Friday night's game.

Ruutu will lose $56,067.36 in salary for the suspension, which was announced Saturday. The money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.

Ruutu will miss games ...

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