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Flyers' Zolnierczyk suspended four games for charging

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TSN.ca Staff
3/3/2013 4:30:11 PM
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Philadelphia Flyers forward Harry Zolnierczyk has been suspended four games for charging Ottawa Senators defenceman Mike Lundin during Saturday's contest.

The incident occurred at the 9:13 mark in the first period of the Flyers 2-1 victory over the Senators.

Zolnierczyk appeared to leave his feet as he delivered a high hit to Lundin who remained down on the ice before leaving the game. Lundin did not return to the action due to an upper-body injury.

The Flyers forward was assessed a five-minute major for charging and a game misconduct.

Zolnierczyk has appeared in six games so far this season for the Flyers and has one assist and 36 penalty minutes. He will forfeit just under $13,000 in salary during the suspension.

The 25-year-old Toronto native is in his second NHL season after signing with the Flyers as an undrafted free agent. The ban is the first of his career.

Harry Zolnierczyk hits Mike Lundin (Photo: The Canadian Press)

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