Ottawa forward Alexandre Burrows suspended 10 games

Ottawa Senators' Alexandre Burrows (14) and New Jersey Devils' Sami Vatanen (45) react as the puck comes off the goal post behind goaltender Keith Kinkaid during the third period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, in Ottawa, Ontario. (Fred Chartrand/The Canadian Press via AP)

NEW YORK (AP) Ottawa forward Alexandre Burrows was suspended for 10 games without pay by the NHL on Wednesday for serving as the aggressor in an altercation and kneeing New Jersey forward Taylor Hall.

Burrows was assessed two minor penalties, one for cross-checking and one for roughing on the play midway through the second period in the Senators’ 5-3 home victory Tuesday night.

The suspension will cost Burrows forfeit $134,409.