• Avs' MacDonald Gets 2-Game Ban For Illegal Head Check Of Wild's Hartman

    2 days ago - By CBS

    NEW YORK - Colorado Avalanche defenseman Jacob MacDonald was suspended Thursday for two games without pay for an illegal check to the head on Minnesota Wild forward Ryan Hartman.
    The NHL's department of player safety said the contact was avoidable for MacDonald, who approached Hartman on a back check and knocked him to the ice with a sideswipe hit in the first period of the game Wednesday at Minnesota .
    Jacob MacDonald (credit: Michael Martin/NHLI via Getty Images)
    The play went unpenalized, drawing boos from the limited crowd at Xcel Energy Center as the replay was shown on the...
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