Bruins F Marchand suspended two games by NHL

Brad Marchand has 12 goals, 12 assists and 62 penalty minutes in 42 games this season.

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NEW YORK — Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand was suspended for two games without pay by the NHL on Friday for slew-footing New York Rangers forward Derick Brassard.

Marchand wasn’t penalized for the infraction in the second period of Boston’s 3-0 home victory Thursday night. The suspension will cost him $48,387.

Marchand has 12 goals, 12 assists and 62 penalty minutes in 42 games this season.