Penguins' Cairns suspended three games
Updated: March 23, 2006, 3:02 PM ETAssociated Press
Cairns was assessed five penalties totaling 40 minutes -- including a double game misconduct -- at the end of the second period. Cairns, who got a major for spearing Zdeno Chara, was also assessed a fighting major and a misconduct. Chara was given a fighting major and a misconduct.
Cairns will be eligible to return to the lineup next Friday against the New York Islanders.
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