New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – New York Rangers defenseman John Moore has
been suspended five games without pay for an illegal check to the head of
Minnesota’s Erik Haula during Monday’s game against the Wild.
The 23-year-old Moore was assessed a match penalty 7:12 into the second
Moore, who has one assist in nine games this season, is considered a repeat
offender under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement and, based on
his average annual salary, will forfeit $51,859.75. The money goes to the
Players’ Emergency Assistance Fund.