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VIDEO: Douglas Murray Suspended For Three Games

VIDEO: Douglas Murray Suspended For Three Games

TweetThe NHL has suspended Montreal Canadiens defenseman Douglas Murray for three games for an illegal check to the head of Tampa Bay Lightning’s defensman Mike Kostka. Though there may not have been an attempt to injure Kostka, the head was the main point of contract. Kostka is now out with an injury (concussion). Murray has not been suspended or fined in the past. Josh Rimer reports that Murray will forfeit $23,076.93 in salary. … Read entire article »

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VIDEO: Jordan Nolan Suspended For One Game

VIDEO: Jordan Nolan Suspended For One Game

TweetThe NHL has suspended Los Angeles Kings Jordan Nolan for one for sucker punching Edmonton Oilers Jesse Joensuu. Nolan has been fined one before in his 124 career games, cross checking back in March 2013. … Read entire article »

VIDEO: Zack Kassian Suspended For Three Games

VIDEO: Zack Kassian Suspended For Three Games

TweetThe NHL has suspended Vancouver Canucks forward Zack Kassian for three games for boarding Dallas Stars defenseman Brendan Dillon. Kassian hits Dillon with significant force into the boards. Kassian sees Dillon’s number for a significant amount of time and makes no effort to minimize the hit. There was no injury on the play and Kassian has been suspended before for high sticking. … Read entire article »

VIDEO: Dmitry Orlov Suspended For Two Games

VIDEO: Dmitry Orlov Suspended For Two Games

TweetThe NHL has suspended Washington Capitals Dmitry Orlov for two games for boarding Philadelphia Flyers Brayden Schenn. Orlov tracks Schenn and launches himself when force. Schenn is aware that Orlov is there, but it doesn’t give right to hit with so much force. Schenn was not injured and Orlov has no history. … Read entire article »

VIDEO: Erik Johnson Suspended Two Games

VIDEO: Erik Johnson Suspended Two Games

TweetThe NHL has suspended Colorado Avalanche’s Erik Johnson for two games for slashing New York Islanders Frans Nielsen. Johnson chokes up on the stick and gives a reckless two hander to Nielsen’s thumb. Nielsen suffered an injury on the play. Johnson hasn’t been suspended or fined in the past. … Read entire article »

VIDEO: Tyler Myers Suspended For Three Games

VIDEO: Tyler Myers Suspended For Three Games

TweetThe NHL has suspended Buffalo Sabres defenseman Tyler Myers for three games for an illegal check to the head of New Jersey Devils forward Dainius Zubrus. Myers “unnecessarily extends upward, and launches himself into Zubrus’ head.” Zubrus was able to remain in the game. Myers was suspended on March 13th, 2012 for three games for boarding. … Read entire article »

VIDEO: Derek MacKenzie Suspended For Three Games

VIDEO: Derek MacKenzie Suspended For Three Games

TweetThe NHL has suspended Columbus Blue Jackets Derek MacKenzie for three games for boarding Phoenix Coyotes Oliver Ekman-Larsson. Mackenzie “recklessly hits him from behind” causing an injury. MacKenzie has not been suspended or fined before. … Read entire article »

VIDEO: Deryk Engelland Suspended For Five Games

VIDEO: Deryk Engelland Suspended For Five Games

TweetThe NHL has suspended Pittsburgh Penguins Deryk Engelland for five games for an illegal check to head of Detroit Red Wings Justin Abdelkader. Engelland tucks his shoulder and drives through Abdelkader, with the head being the principle point of contact. Abdelkader suffered an injury on the play. Engelland has a history of supplementary discipline. He was suspended once before for three games … Read entire article »

VIDEO: Corey Potter Suspended For Two Games

VIDEO: Corey Potter Suspended For Two Games

TweetThe NHL has suspended Edmonton Oilers defenseman Corey Potter for two games for boarding Ducks forward Nick Bonino. Potter only sees Bonino’s numbers, and there was no last minute twisting or turning by Bonino at the last second before the hit. Bonino left the game, but was able to return. Potter has not been fined or suspended before. … Read entire article »

VIDEO: Anthony Peluso Suspended For Three Games

VIDEO: Anthony Peluso Suspended For Three Games

TweetThe NHL has suspended Winnipeg Jets Anthony Peluso for three games for boarding Dallas Stars Alex Goligoski. Peluso drives up into Goligoski back, while only seeing numbers for some time. The onus is Peluso to avoid the hit, or deliver it with a lot less force. Goligoski received 12 stitches from the hit, but was able to return to the game. … Read entire article »