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Fistric gets three games for Nino hit

12/7/2011

Stars defenseman Mark Fistric was suspended three games without pay for leaving his feet and launching himself into Islanders forward Nino Niederreiter at 6:08 of the first period on Saturday, the NHL announced.

Fistric will lose $16,216.23 in salary, which will be sent to the Players’ Emergency Assistance Fund.

Fistric will be eligible to return on Dec. 15 against the Islanders.