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NHL suspends Phoenix's Martin Hanzal 1 game for hit on LA's Dustin Brown

Los Angeles Kings right wing Dustin Brown lies on the ice after being hit by Phoenix Coyotes center Martin Hanzal (11) during the third period of Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Western Conference finals, Tuesday, May 15, 2012, in Glendale, Ariz. The Kings won 4-0. (AP Photo/Matt York)

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Los Angeles Kings right wing Dustin Brown lies on the ice after being hit by Phoenix Coyotes center Martin Hanzal (11) during the third period of Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Western Conference finals, Tuesday, May 15, 2012, in Glendale, Ariz. The Kings won 4-0. (AP Photo/Matt York)

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Phoenix Coyotes forward Martin Hanzal has been suspended one game for a hit on Los Angeles Kings forward Dustin Brown.

The NHL announced the penalty Wednesday, a day after Hanzal was assessed a major penalty and game misconduct for boarding at 11:01 of the third period in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals series.

Hanzal will miss Game 3 on Thursday night in Los Angeles. The Kings lead the series 2-0.

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