Brad Stuart suspended 3 games

Updated: October 9, 2013, 10:06 PM ET
By Katie Strang | ESPNNewYork.com

San Jose Sharks defenseman Brad Stuart has been suspended three games for his illegal check to the head on New York Rangers forward Rick Nash during the first period of Tuesday night's game.

The news was announced by the NHL's Department of Player Safety.

Nash left the game after the hit and did not return, telling reporters he had a "headache" from Stuart's head shot.

"It just didn't feel right," Nash said. "Any time you get a head shot, you're concerned. It's not a good ...

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