NEW YORK -- Toronto Maple Leafs forward Pierre Engvall was suspended for a game without pay by the NHL on Friday for high-sticking Los Angeles Kings defenseman Sean Durzi.
The incident took place early in the third period Thursday night in Toronto's 5-0 home victory. Engvall was given a game misconduct after striking Durzi in the back of the head as the two players got tangled up near center ice.
The suspension will cost Engvall $12,162. The 6-foot-5 Swede has four goals and three assists in 27 games this season.