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  1. Andrew Ference suspended for three games

    Jan 22, 2012, 2:57 PM EDT

    Andrew Ference

    He’s out of this afternoon’s game and likely more.

  2. Ian Cole gets three games for elbowing Abdelkader

    Jan 2, 2012, 8:25 AM EDT

    Ian Cole

    Brendan Shanahan doesn’t always miss the mark on suspensions.

  3. When will he learn? Sutton receives eight-game suspension

    Dec 10, 2011, 8:21 PM EDT

    Andy Sutton, Chad LaRose

    Yet another illegal hit. Yet another suspension for Andy Sutton.

  4. Shanabanned: Ville Leino suspended for one game

    Dec 8, 2011, 10:20 PM EDT

    Toronto Maple Leafs v Buffalo Sabres

    Leino gets a game for his elbow to Matt Read’s head. He’s lucky it was only an “attempted” elbow…

  5. Mark Fistric gets three games for launching into Niederreiter

    Dec 7, 2011, 1:17 PM EDT

    Mark Fistric

    Mark Fistric gets the full brunt of the Shanaban earning a three-game suspension for leaving his feet to hit Nino Niederreiter.

  6. Shanabanned: Andre Deveaux gets three games

    Nov 25, 2011, 12:45 PM EDT

    Andre Deveaux, Chris Neil

    Andre Deveaux’s cheap elbow on Tomas Fleischmann earned him a three game suspension.

  7. Paging Shanahan: Deveaux delivers ugly hit to Fleischmann’s head

    Nov 23, 2011, 11:13 PM EDT

    Andre Deveaux, David Clarkson

    Andre Deveaux can expect to get a call from Brendan Shanahan first thing tomorrow morning. Here’s why…

  8. Stewart “expected” Shanahan suspension

    Nov 17, 2011, 4:34 PM EDT

    Chris Stewart

    Blues forward addresses media for first time since punishment.

  9. Stewart suspended three games for Kronwall hit

    Nov 16, 2011, 4:42 PM EDT

    Jaroslav Halak, Chris Stewart

    Brendan Shanahan lays the hammer down…again.

  10. Landeskog: “I should have been more aware”

    Nov 1, 2011, 8:49 PM EDT

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    Colorado Avalanche v Toronto Maple Leafs

    Gabriel Landeskog showed some serious maturity by telling the media that he should have been more aware during the Andy Sutton hit. Yeah, he’s still 18-years-old.

  11. Shana-banned: Daniel Carcillo gets two-game unpaid vacation

    Oct 29, 2011, 7:09 PM EDT

    Daniel Carcillo

    Daniel Carcillo got the call that he’d been waiting for from the NHL offices in New York. The verdict? A two-game suspension for his hit on Joni Pitkanen.

  12. Video: Shanny strikes again, suspends Letang for two games

    Oct 18, 2011, 4:43 PM EDT

    Dressed in a stylish grey suit with a white shirt and Merlot tie, NHL Senior VP of Player Safety Brendan Shanahan suspended Pens D Kris Letang for two games for boarding Winnipeg’s Alex Burmistrov.

  13. Pierre-Marc Bouchard files appeal with NHL over iffy suspension

    Oct 10, 2011, 10:29 AM EDT

    Bouchard_Pierre-Marc

    Pierre-Marc Bouchard is appealing his suspension. Let’s hope his agent doesn’t tear anyone apart at the meeting.

  14. Shanahan rules: Brendan Smith suspended eight total games for head shot

    Sep 30, 2011, 11:23 AM EDT

    Brendan Smith

    Brendan Shanahan’s iron fist has come down on Detroit’s Brendan Smith and he’s done for the rest of the preseason and five regular season games as well.

  15. Coaches with different perspectives regarding the Smith on Smith hit

    Sep 29, 2011, 1:24 AM EDT

    Dave Bolland, Brendan Smith, Ben Smith

    Both Mike Babcock and Joel Quenneville saw Brendan Smith’s hit on Ben Smith. It was only one play, yet the two coaches have two different perspectives on what went down at the United Center.

  16. NHL suspends Jean-Francois Jacques for 8 total games for leaving bench to start a fight

    Sep 27, 2011, 6:36 PM EDT

    Ryan Hollweg, J.F. Jacques

    Anaheim’s J.F. Jacques can now say he’s been Shana-banned as league disciplinarian Brendan Shanahan hit him with an eight game suspension for making a legal line change to start a fight.

  17. League disciplinarian Brendan Shanahan explains Brad Boyes suspension

    Sep 25, 2011, 8:37 PM EDT

    Buffalo Sabres v Philadelphia Flyers - Game One

    The league’s hammer came down on Brad Boyes with a two-game suspension for his head to the head of Joe Colborne. Now, Brendan Shanahan has explained exactly why Boyes received the two-game penalty.

  18. Statement made: Jody Shelley suspended 10 games for reckless hit against Toronto

    Sep 22, 2011, 8:02 PM EDT

    Jody Shelley

    Brendan Shanahan got the book out and threw it at Jody Shelley for his reckless hit from behind on Toronto’s Darryl Boyce last night suspending him for a total of ten games.

  19. Mike Murphy consulted with Brian Burke before issuing Rome’s 4-game suspension

    Jun 7, 2011, 10:23 PM EDT

    Brian Burke

    Mike Murphy consulted with former league disciplinarian (and former Canucks GM) prior to issuing 4-game suspension to Aaron Rome. Yet again, the NHL has faces more questions with another conflict of interests.

  20. Aaron Rome suspended four games for his hit on Nathan Horton

    Jun 7, 2011, 1:20 PM EDT

    Vancouver Canucks v Boston Bruins - Game Three

    Canucks defenseman Aaron Rome is done for the remainder of the Stanley Cup finals as he’s been suspended four games for his wicked hit on Boston’s Nathan Horton.

  21. Dan Carcillo suspended for two games next season for abusing officials in Game 4 loss to Boston

    May 17, 2011, 3:40 PM EDT

    Dan Carcillo

    Remember when the Flyers were in the playoffs? That was all of ten days ago and Dan Carcillo apparently did a bad thing back then and he’ll sit out the first two games next year for it.

  22. What the Ducks will do without Bobby Ryan in Nashville

    Apr 17, 2011, 12:16 PM EDT

    Bobby Ryan, Ryan Getzlaf

    Anaheim’s Bobby Ryan is out for Games 3 and 4 in Nashville and the Ducks lineup will get shuffled in all sorts of ways.

  23. Jarret Stoll suspended one game by NHL for hit on Ian White

    Apr 15, 2011, 5:35 PM EDT

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    Jarret Stoll

    The Kings will be without Jarret Stoll for Game 2 of their series with San Jose as the NHL suspended him for one game for his hit on Sharks defenseman Ian White. Is it finally Brayden Schenn time in L.A.?

  24. NHL suspends Jan Hejda two games for elbowing Chicago’s Marcus Kruger

    Apr 2, 2011, 1:58 PM EDT

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    Jan Hejda

    Columbus’ Jan Hejda was suspended by the league for two games for his elbow to the head of Chicago rookie Marcus Kruger.

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