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Report: NHL hands down multi-game suspension to Red Wings forward Gustav Nyquist.

A big suspension but was it enough?

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The National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety has handed down a harsh suspension, but some feel it wasn't harsh enough.

Detroit Red Wings forward Gustav Nyquist has been suspended six games for his slash to the face of Minnesota Wild defenseman Jared Spurgeon, an incident that drew widespread attention in the hockey world and even got some headlines outside the usual hockey press.

The main contention here seems to be the fact that the league described this as the kind of attack that could have caused a career ending injury, yet felt a mere six games was enough for such a severe infraction.

The Red Wings likely feel differently, and as for Nyquist the $158,333.33 this costs him likely feels like a harsh enough punishment as is.