Bouchard loses appeal of suspension

Pierre-Marc Bouchard lost his appeal to reduce the two game suspension handed down against him as a result of a high stick that went into the face of a Columbus player Friday night. Bouchard missed Monday's game against the Islanders and won't play Tuesday night in Ottawa either.
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Pierre-Marc Bouchard lost his appeal to reduce the two game suspension handed down against him as a result of a high stick that went into the face of a Columbus player Friday night. Bouchard missed Monday's game against the Islanders and won't play Tuesday night in Ottawa either.

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