NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — New York Islanders forward Matt Martin was suspended for one game by the NHL on Wednesday for kneeing Dallas Stars defenseman Trevor Daley.
Martin, who was given a major penalty and was ejected from Tuesday night’s 3-2 overtime loss at Dallas, struck Daley just 1:48 into the game.READ MORE: FBI Executes Search Warrant At Home Of Gabby Petito's Fiancé Brian Laundrie
Martin, one of the NHL’s hardest hitters, will sit out when New York visits Nashville on Thursday night and will forfeit $5,376.34 in salary that will go to the Players’ Emergency Assistance Fund.READ MORE: De Blasio: Parolee Who Died Sunday At Rikers Not Among 191 Set For Release
The 25-year-old has eight goals and 14 points while playing in New York’s first 65 games this season.MORE NEWS: Allen Weisselberg, Trump Organization's Longtime Chief Financial Officer, Back In Court Over Tax Evasion Case
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