In the 55th minute of Saturday’s game in Saint Petersburg between SKA and Vityaz, visiting defenseman Igor Golovkov was adjudged to have committed an illegally high challenge on Petersburg forward Artemy Panarin, after which the Moscow Region player received a major plus game misconduct penalty (5+20 minutes) for checking to the head and neck area. After studying the incident, the KHL Disciplinary Committee upheld the referee’s decision and has suspended Golovkov for one game.

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