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Byers will sit three games for hit on Desjardins

Jan 16, 2012, 8:06 PM EST

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Columbus Blue Jackets winger Dane Byers hasn’t done much whenever he’s gotten a cup of coffee in the NHL, but he now has two suspensions on his record. Byers received a one-game punishment in November 2009 and now has a three-game ban to deal with for his hit to the head of San Jose Sharks forward Andrew Desjardins. The suspension will cost Byers just under $9,000.

Check out Brendan Shanahan’s explanation video below and let us know: is three games sufficient, excessive or not good enough?

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