Detroit forward Teemu Pulkkinen has been suspended for four preseason games for boarding Chicago defenseman Michael Kostka during a preseason game in Chicago on Tuesday September 17 the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today.

The incident occurred at 2:16 of the first period. A major penalty and game misconduct for boarding were assessed on the play.

For a full explanation of the decision complete with video please click on the following link: http://video.nhl.com/videocenter/console?catid=60&id=445664.