Verot hit with three-game suspension

Updated: April 1, 2004, 4:06 PM ET
ESPN

TORONTO -- Washington Capitals forward Darcy Verot was suspended for the last three games of the season Thursday for elbowing an opponent.

Verot drew a major penalty for hitting Pittsburgh Penguins forward Jon Sim during the third period of Washington's 4-2 victory Tuesday night.

Verot will lose about $5,400 in salary.

This story is from ESPN.com's automated news wire. Wire index

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