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Ovechkin suspended for Campbell hit

Updated: March 16, 2010, 2:17 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

The NHL has suspended two-time MVP Alex Ovechkin two games on Monday for his boarding hit on Blackhawks defenseman Brian Campbell.

It is the second suspension of the season for the two-time defending Hart Trophy winner.

Ovechkin, who was suspended for two games on Nov. 30, 2009, now is considered a repeat offender under the terms of the collective bargaining agreement. Accordingly, he forfeits $232,645.40 in salary, based on the number of games in the season (82). The money ...

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