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Sabres’ John Scott Suspended 7 Games For Illegal Check

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Buffalo Sabres John Scott. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Buffalo Sabres John Scott. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

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BOSTON (CBS) – Sabres forward John Scott has been suspended for seven games for an illegal check to the head of Boston Bruins forward Loui Eriksson.

The check occurred at 5:49 of the third period last Wednesday in Buffalo. The Bruins won the game 5-2.

Scott, who has never been suspended before, will lose $26,923.

Scott has already served three games of the suspension while awaiting an in-person hearing that was held Thursday morning.

Eriksson left the game with a concussion and is out indefinitely.

CLICK HERE for a full explanation of the decision.

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