Monday, October 2, 2006
Cross-check earns Kubina suspension for opener
TORONTO -- The NHL suspended Toronto defenseman Pavel Kubina
for one game Monday, a day after he cross-checked Detroit's
Jiri Hudler in the exhibition finale.
Kubina will miss the regular-season opener Wednesday night at
home against Ottawa.
He was assessed a major penalty for cross-checking and a game
misconduct in the first period of Toronto's 3-2 shootout loss
Sunday night at the Air Canada Centre.