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Belarus F Kostitsyn suspended one game for head hit

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TSN.ca Staff
5/10/2014 12:24:19 PM
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The IIHF has suspended Belarus forward Andrei Kostitsyn for one game for a hit to the head of U.S. player Kevin Donovan at the World Championship on Friday.

Kostitsyn was assessed a two-minute cross-checking penalty on the play. He will miss his country's next game on Sunday against Kazakhstan.

Belarus lost the game 6-1 to the Americans.

The 29-year-old played seven NHL seasons for the Montreal Canadiens and Nashville Predators and has played the last two years in the KHL for Traktor Chelyabinsk.

Andrei Kostitsyn (Photo: Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)

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(Photo: Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)
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