Jesse Winchester suspended three games for hit on Chris Kelly
|11.08.13 at 8:21 pm ET|
Florida’s Jesse Winchester has been suspended three games for his hit on Chris Kelly Thursday, the NHL announced Friday night.
The hit occurred in the first period of Thursday’s game. Winchester went into the corner to throw a hit on Kelly, and wound up leaving his feet and catching Kelly with an elbow directly to the head.
Kelly missed a shift, but wound up playing the rest of the game.
Winchester had never been suspended prior to this.
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