Milan Lucic suspended 1 game for punch on Connauton

Watch as Milan Lucic loses his cool in a scrum, slashing and sucker punching Kevin Connauton, then screams at goaltender Louis Domingue.

Los Angeles Kings forward Milan Lucic has been suspended one game for his punch on Arizona Coyotes defenceman Kevin Connauton.

Lucic was given a game misconduct after he hit an unsuspecting Connauton in front of the Coyotes net Saturday night. Connauton was not injured on the play.

He had a hearing with the league’s department of player safety on Sunday, and the suspension was announced hours later. Lucic will forfeit $32,258.06, which goes into the Players’ Emergency Assistance Fund.

The Los Angeles Kings play the San Jose Sharks Sunday night.