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Warren Peters suspended 1 game

Updated: February 19, 2012, 9:21 PM ET
Associated Press

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- The NHL has suspended Minnesota Wild center Warren Peters for one game after he cross-checked an opponent in the head.

The penalty was imposed Sunday. On Saturday night, Peters hit David Backes late in a 4-0 loss at St. Louis. Peters was given a game misconduct.

Backes left the ice and did not return for the final 3½ minutes, although he was fine after the game.

Peters said he did not mean to hit Backes in the head. But Peters said he needed to be more ...

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