Coyotes’ player suspended for hit on Donally

Phoenix forward Francis Lessard has been suspended five games for his hit on the Ducks’ Ryan Donally last Friday. The suspension spans the Coyotes’ final two regular-season games, as well as the first three games of the regular season.

We tried finding a YouTube clip of the incident, but it’s not up. Apparently, there is a history between the two players going back to the AHL. Check it out:

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J.P. Hoornstra covers the Dodgers, Angels and Major League Baseball for the Orange County Register, Los Angeles Daily News, Long Beach Press-Telegram, Torrance Daily Breeze, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Pasadena Star-News, San Bernardino Sun, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, Whittier Daily News and Redlands Daily Facts. Before taking the beat in 2012, J.P. covered the NHL for four years. UCLA gave him a degree once upon a time; when he graduated on schedule, he missed getting Arnold Schwarzenegger's autograph on his diploma by five months.

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