April 1, 2012; Detroit, MI, USA; Florida Panthers center Tomas Kopecky (82) receives attention from the trainer altering being boarded by Detroit Red Wings defenseman Kyle Quincey (not pictured) in the third period at Joe Louis Arena. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-US PRESSWIRE

Detroit Red Wings' Kyle Quincey Suspended For Hit On Tomas Kopecky

Red Wings defenseman Kyle Quincey has been suspended for a game for an elbow he threw on Tomas Kopecky.

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Kyle Quincey Suspended 1 Game For Elbowing Tomas Kopecky

Kyle Quincey has been suspended for one game for a hard hit on Florida's Tomas Kopecky, according to Helene St. James of The Detroit Free Press.

The Detroit Red Wings defenseman earned himself a major penalty and a game misconduct during the Wings 2-1 shootout victory over the Florida Panthers on Sunday. A hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety on Monday earned Quincy the suspension. Here's a video from Brendan Shanahan, the NHL's Senior Vice President of Player Safety and Hockey Operations. Shanahan won three Stanley Cups with the Red Wings.

The Detroit Red Wings acquired a Quincey a week before the trade deadline, but he was a healthy scratch on Friday. Now, he will miss Wednesday's game in St. Louis.

For more on the Detroit Red Wings, check out Winging It In Motown. For more on the NHL in general, head over to the SB Nation NHL hub at sbnation.com/NHL.

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Kyle Quincey Faces Hearing For Elbowing Major On Tomas Kopecky

Detroit Red Wings defenseman Kyle Quincey will face a hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety after elbowing Tomas Kopecky in the head during the Wings 2-1 win over Florida on Sunday.

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