Wild's Nate Prosser suspended one game for head-butting Jamal Mayers
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Nate Prosser's altercation with Jamal Mayers proved to be a costly one.
The NHL suspended Prosser for one game without pay on Friday for head-butting Mayers in the first period of the Minnesota Wild's win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday.
Prosser, who was assessed a major penalty and game misconduct, will forfeit $3,864.86, based on his annual salary. The money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.
The Wild's season finale against Phoenix on Saturday night.