Purple Wings’ Tyler Bertuzzi suspended two video games for punch on Avalanche’s Matt Calvert | NHL


Detroit Purple Wings ahead Tyler Bertuzzi acquired a two-game suspension for his “unsportsmanlike conduct and roughing” on Colorado Avalanche ahead Matt Calvert, the NHL Division of Participant Security introduced on Monday.

In a 2-Zero loss on Sunday evening, Bertuzzi and different Purple Wings gamers grabbed Calvert’s stick whereas sitting on the bench. Bertuzzi punched Calvert within the head as he was making an attempt to get his stick again. 

The Division of Participant Security decided {that a} two-game suspension was becoming as a result of nature of unsportsmanlike conduct and roughing, and Bertuzzi’s clear historical past of conduct.

No penalty was given for the punch and Calvert remained within the recreation. 

Bertuzzi has 9 targets and 16 factors this season, that are each tied for the third most on the Purple Wings. He’ll miss their video games towards division rivals Tampa Bay Lightning and the Toronto Maple Leafs. 

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