Ryan Suter Elbow on Steve Downie Earns Him a Disciplinary Hearing (Video)

Ryan Suter elbow on Steve Downie

It’s usually Steve Downie who is dishing out the questionable hits, but last night he was on the receiving end of a Ryan Suter elbow to the head that has earned the Minnesota Wild defenseman a disciplinary hearing with the NHL’s Department of Player Safety.

Downie was forced to leave the game following the cheap shot with a head injury.  As for Suter, he was not even penalized on the play, but the Pens did exact some revenge on the scoreboard by scoring four goals in the third period to beat the Wild by a score of 7-2.

Here’s a look at the Ryan Suter elbow that could cost him a few games:

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