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Lindros Suspended Two Games

All-Star center Eric Lindros of the Philadelphia Flyers was suspended for two games by the NHL Sunday for high-sticking and cutting Petr Nedved of the New York Rangers .

Lindros sat out the Flyers' game Sunday at Detroit and will miss Tuesday's home game against Carolina . He can return Thursday at Nashville .

Nedved had three facial cuts after being hit by Lindros' stick during Philadelphia's 3-1 victory Saturday. Lindros was given a double-minor penalty.

"Mr. Lindros used his stick in a careless manner and an injury to Mr. Nedved resulted," Colin Campbell, NHL senior vice president and director of hockey operations, said.

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The suspension will cost Lindros $86,458.33 in salary

Lindros leads the Flyers with 40 goals and 53 assists. His 93 points are second behind Pittsburgh 's Jaromir Jagr in the NHL.

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