Ducks forward Nick Ritchie suspended two games for roughing

Nick Ritchie was suspended two games for this sucker punch on Michal Rozsival.

NEW YORK — Anaheim Ducks forward Nick Ritchie was suspended for two games without pay Friday for roughing Chicago Blackhawks defenceman Michal Rozsival.

Ritchie was given a match penalty in the third period of Anaheim’s 4-0 victory over Chicago on Thursday night for a one-punch knockdown of Roszival.

The suspension includes the Ducks’ final regular-season game and first playoff game. It will cost Ritchie $4,968.

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