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Alex Burrows Suspended 10 Games For Kneeing Taylor Hall In The Head

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Nils Petter Nilsson/Getty Images

Ottawa Senators forward/pest/piece of crap Alexandre Burrows has been suspended for 10 games by the NHL’s Department of Player Safety, and 10 games still feels like he got off kind of easily.

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During Tuesday’s game against the Devils, Burrows reacted to a big hit from Taylor Hall by wrestling Hall to the ice and twice kneeing him in the back of the head:

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Burrows had a phone hearing on Wednesday (he declined an in-person hearing), and is reportedly considering appealing his suspension. If he does serve the full 10 games, he’ll forfeit $134,408.60 in salary.

Deputy editor | Deadspin

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