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NHL elbows Shane Doan with a three-game suspension

Phoenix Coyotes v Vancouver Canucks

VANCOUVER, CANADA - MARCH 14: Shane Doan #19 of the Phoenix Coyotes is congratulated by Antoine Vermette #50 after scoring against the Vancouver Canucks during the first period in NHL action on March 14, 2012 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Rich Lam/Getty Images)

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In a suspension that more or less lives up to expectations, the NHL slapped Phoenix Coyotes captain (and super-nice guy) Shane Doan with a three-game ban. Elbowing Dallas Stars forward Jamie Benn will set the long-suffering leader exactly $166,463.40.

Here’s the video explanation, via

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