Blue Jackets' Nick Foligno Suspended Three Games After High Hit on Avs' Pierre-Edouard Bellemare

By Sam Blazer on November 11, 2019 at 3:56 pm
Columbus Blue Jackets forward Nick Foligno (71) skates against the Toronto Maple Leafs at Scotiabank Arena. Columbus defeated Toronto in overtime.
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The Department of Player Safety has suspended Columbus Blue Jackets forward Nick Foligno three games for a high hit on Avalanche forward Pierre-Edouard Bellemare.

Foligno was given a five minute charging major during the game after his hit on Bellemare.

Foligno had no prior history with the Deparment of Player Safety. He was given a phone interview for his hit which denotes that any suspension was always going to be under five games.

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