Habs forward hit Marchment in face with stick

Updated: January 27, 2004, 11:12 AM ET
Associated Press

 Pierre Dagenais

TORONTO -- Montreal forward Pierre Dagenais was suspended for two games by the NHL on Monday for hitting Toronto's Bryan Marchment in the face with his stick.

The play happened in the third period of Saturday's Canadiens-Maple Leafs game. No penalty was called.

Dagenais, who forfeits $5,555.56 in salary, will miss games Tuesday at Buffalo and Thursday at Minnesota.

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