Avs' Tucker suspended one game

Updated: March 23, 2010, 7:11 PM ET
Associated Press

TORONTO -- Colorado Avalanche forward Darcy Tucker has been suspended one game by the NHL for making "excessive physical contact" on an icing play in Monday night's game against the Kings.

Tucker was assessed a minor penalty for tripping Kings player Matt Greene on the play, which occurred at 10:13 of the third period.

He will forfeit $11,658.03 in salary and Colorado's game Wednesday night against Los Angeles.


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