Lightning’s Alex Killorn suspended by NHL for boarding Islanders’ Brock Nelson

Lightning ahead Alex Killorn was suspended for one recreation by the NHL on Thursday for boarding the Islanders’ Brock Nelson in Recreation 2 of the Jap Convention finals.

Killorn will sit out Recreation three of the collection Friday in Edmonton.

The league’s Division of Participant Security mentioned in saying the suspension that Killorn’s verify within the first interval Wednesday evening was “a forceful hit from behind on a defenseless participant who was now not in possession of the puck.”

Killorn was assessed a serious and a recreation misconduct by referee Kelly Sutherland. Tampa Bay killed off the following five-minute energy play and went on to win the sport 2-1. It leads the best-of-seven collection two video games to none.

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Killorn is probably not the one Tampa Bay ahead to overlook Recreation three. Brayden Level, the workforce’s No. 1 heart, left Recreation 2 within the second interval with an obvious harm. Lightning coach Jon Cooper instructed reporters that he would have extra info on Level’s standing Friday morning.

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