Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 4/6/12
Minnesota Wild defenseman Nate Prosser has been suspended for one game for his head-butt on Chicago Blackhawks forward Jamal Mayers in Minnesota's 2-1 shootout win on Thursday.

Prosser was assessed a five-minute major penalty and a game misconduct in the first period after he used his helmet to cut Mayer's lip in a scrum.

"I was shocked to have that happen," Mayers said after the game. "That's never happened in my career. I was not happy about it."

Prosser later issued an apology to Mayers.
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