Nick Ritchie violently attacks defensless player
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BREAKING: Nick Ritchie Receives Major Suspension For Violent Play

Published December 29, 2023 at 5:13 PM

A major suspension has been handed out for a former NHL player who was once highly touted as a promising emerging star.

Nick Ritchie Receives Eight Game Suspension in Finnish LIIGA

In a recent incident during a Finnish LIIGA game, former NHL top-10 pick Nick Ritchie is facing major consequences for his actions on the ice, resulting in an eight-game suspension.

Yesterday, Ritchie, who had been playing in the Finnish league, was penalized with a five-minute major and a game misconduct for an incident that raised concerns among spectators and garnered attention on social media.

Is Nick Ritchie okay? Jesus, dude

Today, official reports confirmed that Ritchie would be serving an eight-game suspension for what was described as an attack on a defenseless player.

"Nick Ritchie has been suspended eight games by Liiga for punching a defenceless opponent in the head multiple times."

Originally the 10th overall pick in the 2014 NHL draft by the Anaheim Ducks, Ritchie has moved between several teams during his career, including stints with Anaheim, Boston, Toronto, Arizona, and Calgary.

After an unsuccessful preseason tryout (PTO) with the St. Louis Blues, Ritchie turned to overseas play in Finland, where this recent incident has led to a significant suspension.
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BREAKING: Nick Ritchie Receives Major Suspension For Violent Play

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