Oct 5, 2013; San Jose, CA, USA; Phoenix Coyotes center Martin Hanzal (11) waits for the puck in front of San Jose Sharks goalie Antti Niemi (31) during the third period at the SAP Center at San Jose. Sharks won 4-1. Mandatory Credit: Bob Stanton-USA TODAY Sports

Martin Hanzal suspended 2 games for charging Petry

Earlier today, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced that Phoenix Coyote forward Martin Hanzal had been suspended for 2 games for his hit on Edmonton Oiler defensemen Jeff Petry at the 13:42 mark in the first period between the Phoenix Coyotes and Edmonton Oilers on Saturday, October 26, 2013 in Arizona.

Martin Hanzal is considered a repeat offender and will forfeit $75,609.76 US based on his average salary with all funds going towards the Players Emergency Assistance Fund.

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