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Big Ten suspends Wisconsin forward Corbin McGuire 1 game

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Wisconsin freshman Corbin McGuire has been suspended one game for his hit on Connor Reilly in Saturday's game vs. Minnesota.

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The Big Ten Conference office announced on Monday that Wisconsin forward Corbin McGuire has been suspended for one game under the conference’s supplemental discipline process as a result of an incident that occurred in a game against Minnesota on Jan. 31.

McGuire will miss Friday's game at Penn State but will be eligible for the series finale on Saturday.

On the play, McGuire, a redshirt freshman from Ridgefield, Conn., clipped the leg of Minnesota forward Connor Reilly in the neutral zone. Reilly was seriously injured on the play, according to Minnesota head coach Don Lucia.

"Those are career injuries," Lucia said. "You stick out a knee and go knee-on-knee with guys. You talk about wanting to clean up our game and that's just a bad, bad play."

McGuire was apologetic after the game and said it was not intentional.

"I want to start off by saying that my prayers are with Reilly there -- I hope he's okay and gets back to playing soon if he is injured," McGuire said. "He game across the blue line in the neutral zone and made little juke to the outside. I was just coming across. I didn't move in time and our shins kind of hit, and he got the worst of it.

"Like I said, I hope he's okay, and I'll be thinking about him."

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