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Winnipeg Jets defenceman Josh Morrissey suspended for one game

The suspension comes after Morrissey had a hearing Wednesday with NHL Player Safety.
The suspension comes after Morrissey had a hearing Wednesday with NHL Player Safety. File / Global News

Winnipeg Jets defenceman Josh Morrissey has been suspended for one game following a cross-check to Minnesota Wild forward Eric Staal.

The suspension comes after Morrissey had a hearing Wednesday with NHL Player Safety.

The cross-check happened in the first period during Game 4 in Minnesota.

Morrissey will miss Game 5 at home Friday, when the Jets will look to wrap up their series against Minnesota currently leading 3-1.

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