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Justin Abdelkader Ejected For Hit In World Championships [VIDEO]

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DETROIT, MI - APRIL 22: Justin Abdelkader #8 of the Detroit Red Wings and Matt Bartkowski #43 of the Boston Bruins battle during the second period of Game Three of the First Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Joe Louis Arena on April 22, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

DETROIT, MI – APRIL 22: Justin Abdelkader #8 of the Detroit Red Wings and Matt Bartkowski #43 of the Boston Bruins battle during the second period of Game Three of the First Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Joe Louis Arena on April 22, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

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By: Mike Stone
@stoney16

Wings forward Justin Abdelkader is not exactly making friends overseas at the World Championships in Finland. Earlier this week the International Ice Hockey Federation decided to suspend Justin Abdelkader for one game at the 2014 World Hockey Championship for a knee-to-knee hit on Kazakhstan’s Konstantin Pushkaryovbegan.

Earlier Thursday in a game between the United States and the Czech Republic,Abdelkader received a five minute major and a game misconduct for a shot to the head of St.Louis Blues forward Vladimir Sobotka. After seeing the video, I assume he will get another suspension.

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