NHL Suspends Brad Marchand For Three Games For Slew-Footing

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National Hockey League Press Release

NEW YORK (Nov. 29, 2021) – Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand has been suspended for three games, without pay, for slew-footing Vancouver Canucks defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson during NHL Game No. 326 in Boston on Sunday, Nov. 28, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today.

The incident occurred at 1:08 of the first period.

Under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement and, based on his average annual salary, Marchand will forfeit $91,875.00. The money goes to the Players’ Emergency Assistance Fund.

For a full explanation of the decision, complete with video, please click on the following link: https://www.nhl.com/video/t-277440360/c-9710261.

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