Watch: Kessel suspended for slashing Scott

Toronto Maple Leafs forward Phil Kessel was suspended for the team’s final three preseason games for slashing Buffalo Sabres forward John Scott during NHL preseason game No. 61 in Toronto on Sunday, Sept. 22, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced Tuesday.

The incident occurred at 10:01 of the third period. A match penalty for slashing (attempting to injure) was assessed on the play.