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BC-HKN--Devils-Gabriel Suspended

March 3, 2019
The NHL has suspended New Jersey Devils forward Kurtis Gabriel for one game for an illegal hit on Philadelphia Flyers forward Nolan Patrick. The hit occurred 5:02 into the first period of New Jersey’s 6-3 loss on Friday night. Gabriel was assessed a major penalty for boarding.

NEW YORK (AP) — The NHL has suspended New Jersey Devils forward Kurtis Gabriel for one game for an illegal hit on Philadelphia Flyers forward Nolan Patrick.

The hit occurred 5:02 into the first period of New Jersey’s 6-3 loss on Friday night. Gabriel was assessed a major penalty for boarding.

The suspension was announced on Saturday.

Based on his average annual salary, Gabriel forfeits $3,494.62. The money goes to the Players’ Emergency Assistance Fund.

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