Colorado’s Gabriel Landeskog suspended four games for cross-checking Calgary’s Matthew Tkachuk. https://t.co/krr34oXIiy
— NHL Player Safety (@NHLPlayerSafety) November 27, 2017
Landeskog cross-checked Tkachuk in the head during the first period of the Avalanche’s 3-2 loss to the Flames on Saturday.
The 25-year-old forfeits $119,815.68 in salary.
Monday’s suspension is the third for Landeskog. He was suspended three games in 2016 for cross-checking Simon Despres in the head during a game against the Anaheim Ducks and two games in 2015 for hitting Brad Marchand in the head during a game against the Boston Bruins.
Landeskog has nine goals and eight assists in 22 games this season.