John Scott already had sat out three games on an indefinite suspension following his Oct. 23 hit to Loui Eriksson’s head.
On Thursday, following an in-person disciplinary hearing, the NHL declared the Buffalo enforcer ineligible for the next four games, as well.
“I’m never going to comment on what’s fair and what’s not,” said Chris Kelly. “I think the league does a good job of assessing penalties for certain hits. Our main concern is getting Loui back and making sure he’s healthy and back playing.” Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.