04/07/2010 05:12 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Marco Scandella's BRUTAL Hit On Alexandre Durette (VIDEO)

Marco Scandella, a defenseman for the Canadian junior hockey team Val-d'Or Foreurs, has been suspended for vicious hit on opponent Alexandre Durette. Scandella brutally elbowed the Rimouski Oceanic player, causing a nasty wound above his mouth.

In January, the same hockey league witnessed another savage hit when Patrice Cormier roughed up Mikael Tam. Cormier has been suspended indefinitely. Scroll down for video of Scandella's hit.

WATCH (via Puck Daddy):