The KHL Disciplinary Committee has investigated an episode from Monday’s game in Riga beteeen Dinamo and Metallurg Magnitogorsk. Home forward Nikolajs Jelisejevs is facing a lengthy lay-off through injury as a result of a hit from visiting forward Wojtek Wolski in the 39th minute. None of the officials saw anything illegal in the collision, but after reviewing all the available evidence, the Committee found the Magnitogorsk man guilty of causing injury by checking to the head or neck area. Players who commit offenses of this nature, in which there is a high risk of serious injury to a fellow professional, are subject to additional disciplinary measures, Thus, in addition to imposing a retrospective major plus game misconduct penalty (5+20 minutes), the Committee has suspended Wojtek Wolski for five games

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