NEW YORK — San Jose Sharks defenseman Erik Karlsson has been suspended two games for an illegal check to the top of Los Angeles Kings ahead Austin Wagner.

The NHL’s division of participant security introduced the high-quality Sunday.

San Jose’s Erik Karlsson has been suspended for two games for an illegal check to the top on Los Angeles’ Austin Wagner. https://t.co/Z0rvka0KQf

— NHL Participant Security (@NHLPlayerSafety) December 23, 2018

The incident occurred early within the second interval of the Kings’ Three-2 time beyond regulation win over the Sharks on Saturday. Wagner left the sport after getting taken down by Karlsson on a tough hit close to middle ice. After getting again on his toes, Wagner’s legs got here out from underneath him. No penalty was known as.

Karlsson, who has factors in eight consecutive games, has two objectives and 24 assists this season for San Jose.

Karlsson, who joined the Sharks in an offseason commerce with Ottawa, will miss games towards the Geese and Oilers after the vacation break. He’ll return on New Yr’s Eve towards Calgary.



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