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Andrew Ference suspended for hit

Updated: January 23, 2012, 4:16 AM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

The NHL on Sunday suspended Boston Bruins defenseman Andrew Ference three games for his Saturday hit on New York Rangers defenseman Ryan McDonagh.

Ference will foreit $36,486.48 in salary during the suspension. The money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.

Ference was assessed a five-minute major for charging and given a game misconduct for his hit on New York Rangers defenseman Ryan McDonagh at the 1:50 mark of overtime. The Rangers capitalized on the opportunity ...

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