Kunitz suspended for Game 4 of Penguins-Lightning series
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TAMPA -- Penguins left winger Chris Kunitz has received a one-game suspension for hitting Tampa Bay left winger Simon Gagne in the head with an elbow Monday night.
Kunitz will sit out the Game 4 of the Penguins-Lightning series Wednesday night at the St. Pete Times Forum.
He will be eligible to return for Game 5 Saturday at Consol Energy Center.
Lightning winger Steve Downie also will serve a one-game suspension for leaving his feet and launching himself into Penguins defenseman Ben Lovejoy during the first period of the Penguins' 3-2 victory in Game 3 Monday.
First Published April 19, 2011 12:57 am