Flyers’ Gostisbehere suspended two games for boarding Penguins’ Friedman

Check this out, as Flyers' defenceman Shayne Gostisbehere could be in some hot water for this late crosscheck and board on Penguins Mark Friedman.

Philadelphia Flyers defenceman Shayne Gostisbehere has been suspended for two games by the NHL Department of Player Safety for boarding Pittsburgh Penguins blue-liner Mark Friedman.

The incident occurred with around four minutes remaining in Tuesday night’s 7-3 Penguins win when Friedman scored an empty-net goal, Pittsburgh’s sixth of the game. Gostisbehere shoved Friedman in the back after the defenceman scored, sending Friedman crashing into the end boards.

A scrum ensued after the play and Gostisbehere was assessed a two-minute penalty for cross-checking.

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