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NHL suspends Flames' Rene Bourque

Dec. 19, 2011 at 8:15 PM

NEW YORK, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- Calgary Flames forward Rene Bourque has been suspended for two games without pay for delivering a check from behind, the NHL said Monday.

Bourque made the hit on defenseman Brent Seabrook of Chicago in the first period of the Blackhawks' 4-2 win over the Flames Sunday.

The Calgary player was whistled for a major penalty and a game misconduct on the play.

He will be eligible to return Friday when the Flames visit Vancouver.

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