Staubitz suspended for hit on Drewiske
He will lose $2,590 in salary in the punishment handed out by the NHL on Thursday. He will be eligible to return Saturday against the Minnesota Wild.
Staubitz hit Drewiske on Tuesday after the defenseman had touched the puck for icing. Staubitz drew a minor penalty for charging.
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