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Avalanche F McLeod suspended five games for boarding

TSN.ca Staff

10/21/2013 6:45:55 PM

Colorado Avalanche forward Cody McLeod has been suspended five games for his hit on Red Wings defenceman Niklas Kronwall during Detroit's 4-2 win on Thursday night.

McLeod, who was assessed a five-minute major and a game misconduct in the first period for boarding and Kronwall was taken from the ice on a stretcher.

After the game, the Red Wings told the media that Kronwall had sustained a concussion.