The National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today that Avalanche forward Gabriel Landeskog has been suspended 4 games, without pay, for cross-checking Flames forward Matthew Tkachuk.
The incident occurred on Saturday with 4:42 remaining in the 1st period. Landeskog was given a 2 minute minor for cross-checking.
Landeskog will forfeit $119,815.68 based on his annual salary and under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Landeskog will miss the following games:
November 29th: VS Winnipeg
December 1st: VS New Jersey
December 3rd: VS Dallas
December 5th: VS Buffalo