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Former NHLer suspended for breaking players' jaw

Published November 26, 2021 at 0:39

Mark Barberio who previously played for the Lightning, Avalanche, and Canadiens has found himself in hot water for the 8th time in the past 2 seasons. Barberio has been sanctioned 8 times and suspended 4 up until this point.

In the most recent incident Barberio crosschecked Garrett Roe of the ZSC Lions in the face, which ultimately broke Roe's jaw. Barberio was issued an 8 game suspension and also issued a $12,500 fine for the play.

It was announced that Roe sustained a broken jaw that required surgery following the hit, and is expected to be out of action for an extended period of time. Barberio received a 2 minute penalty for the play in the game.

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