BREAKING: Connor Clifton Suspended for Dirty Hit on First Overall Pick

Published October 28, 2023 at 1:43 PM
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The NHL's Department of player safety announced a suspension due to a hit from one of last night's games.

Clifton Suspended After Dirty His On First Overall Pick



Today it was announced that Connor Clifton of the Buffalo Sabres has been suspended two games for a hit to the head on Devils captain Nico Hischier.

Buffalo's Connor Clifton has been suspended for two games for an Illegal Check to the Head of New Jersey's Nico Hischier.




Clifton received a game misconduct for the hit during the game. This came as a major disappointment to him because he had hundreds of family and friends in attendance.

Connor Clifton has been suspended 2 games for last night's hit


Connor Clifton just got a game misconduct penalty and I'm sitting behind his whole entire family


The Sabres who also lost Eric Comrie last night due to injury will turn to veteran defenseman Jacob Bryson to fill in while Clifton is out of the lineup.
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BREAKING: Connor Clifton Suspended for Dirty Hit on First Overall Pick

Was Connor Clifton's suspension too long, not enough or the right amount of games?

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