Senators’ Borowiecki suspended one game for elbowing Vaakanainen

Check this out, as Ottawa Senators d-man Mark Borowiecki will be under review after this vicious elbow to the face of Bruins' Urho Vaakanainen.

NEW YORK — Ottawa Senators defenceman Mark Borowiecki has been suspended one game by the NHL’s Department of Player Safety for his elbow on Boston Bruins defenceman Urho Vaakanainen on Tuesday night.

Borowiecki, who was not penalized on the play in question, caught Vaakanainen with the elbow in a scrum by the Senators’ crease at 3:05 of the first period.

Boston beat Ottawa 4-1.

Under the terms of the league’ collective bargaining agreement, Borowiecki will forfeit US$6,451.61. The money goes to the Players’ Emergency Assistance Fund.


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