Lapointe out one game for cross-check
Lapointe hit Lukowich in the head in the third period of Saturday's game, which Boston lost 4-2.
Lukowich lay on the ice for about a minute but stayed in the game. Lapointe was given a five-minute match penalty, and his suspension will cost him almost $28,000 in pay.
Lapointe might have needed the time off, anyway: He was diagnosed with shingles, a virus that causes a painful rash.
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