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Brent Seabrook suspended three games for hit on Blues' Backes

ST. LOUIS MO - APRIL 19: Referee Brad Kovachick #71 restrains Brent Seabrook #7 Chicago Blackhawks who laughs after lying

ST. LOUIS, MO - APRIL 19: Referee Brad Kovachick #71 restrains Brent Seabrook #7 of the Chicago Blackhawks who laughs after lying out David Backes #42 of the St. Louis Blues in Game Two of the First Round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Scottrade Center on April 19, 2014 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images) ORG XMIT: 485355021

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Updated: April 20, 2014 6:17PM



The suspension is a big blow for the Blackhawks, who are down 2-0 heading into Game 3 on Monday night. Seabrook had a goal and an assist in each of the first two games of the series.

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