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Posted: Thursday, May 16, 2013 | 06:33 PM

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Montreal Canadiens' Lars Eller lies injured on the ice following a hit by Ottawa Senators' Eric Gryba (62) in Montreal on May 2. Gryba was suspended for two games for the hit. (Graham Hughes/Canadian Press) Montreal Canadiens' Lars Eller lies injured on the ice following a hit by Ottawa Senators' Eric Gryba (62) in Montreal on May 2. Gryba was suspended for two games for the hit. (Graham Hughes/Canadian Press)

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The hardest hits in the NHL usually come around playoff time, but some of those hits are on the wrong side of what's considered legal. Take a look at the plays that the league has deemed punishable by suspension in this year's Stanley Cup playoffs.
The hardest hits in the NHL usually come around playoff time, but some of those hits are on the wrong side of what's considered legal.

Take a look at the plays that the league has deemed punishable by suspension in this year's Stanley Cup playoffs. We'll update the list and add more videos throughout the post-season.

May 14: Sharks' Raffi Torres
Foul: Illegal check to the head of the Kings' Jarret Stoll
Suspension length: Remainder of Sharks-Kings series



May 4: Red Wings' Justin Abdelkader
Foul: Charging on Ducks' Toni Lydman
Suspension length: 2 games



May 2: Senators' Eric Gryba
Foul: Interference on Canadiens' Lars Eller
Suspension length: 2 games



May 1: Bruins' Andrew Ference
Foul: Elbowing Maple Leafs' Mikhail Grabovski
Suspension length: 1 game



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