Lightning forward Cedric Paquette suspended for game

Tampa Bay Lightning's Cedric Paquette tries to hold off Boston Bruins' Matt Grzelcyk during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)

NEW YORK (AP) Tampa Bay Lightning forward Cedric Paquette was suspended for one game without pay by the NHL on Thursday for boarding Boston Bruins defenseman Torey Krug.

Paquette was assessed a minor penalty for boarding in the second period of Tampa Bay’s 3-2 loss in Boston on Wednesday night.

The suspension will cost Paquette $4,368. He has an assist and 16 penalty minutes in 11 games this season.

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