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  1. Matt Carkner will miss a game for fighting Brian Boyle

    Apr 15, 2012, 8:47 PM EST

    NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 14: Matt Carkner #39 of the Ottawa Senators and Brian Boyle #22 of the New York Rangers are at the bottom of the pile in this first period battle in Game Two of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on April 14, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

    Surely this won’t be controversial.

  2. Carl Hagelin’s Swede-on-Swede crime gets him three games

    Apr 15, 2012, 8:13 PM EST

    Ottawa Senators v New York Rangers

    His elbow on Daniel Alfredsson was costly – for more than just standard texting charges.

  3. Precedent set: Shanahan suspends Bitz two games for boarding

    Apr 12, 2012, 7:44 PM EST

    Vancouver Canucks v Colorado Avalanche

    Vancouver forward steamrolled Kyle Clifford on Wednesday.

  4. Blackhawks react to Duncan Keith’s suspension

    Mar 23, 2012, 7:45 PM EST

    Duncan Keith, Patrick Sharp, Alex Burrows

    Joel Quenneville: “We need to be smart.”

  5. Radim Vrbata expected to return for Coyotes tonight

    Mar 22, 2012, 9:04 PM EST

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    Vrbata_Radim

    This could soothe the loss of Shane Doan to an extent.

  6. NHL elbows Shane Doan with a three-game suspension

    Mar 21, 2012, 10:13 PM EST

    Shane Doan

    Nice guys throw elbows sometimes.

  7. An odd one: Jeff Skinner suspended two games for … kicking?

    Mar 16, 2012, 8:25 PM EST

    Jeff Skinner

    Don’t see that one everyday – at least in hockey.

  8. Suspension won’t change the way Mike Green plays

    Mar 14, 2012, 3:37 PM EST

    Mike Green

    He might want to change back to the scorer he once was, though.

  9. Tyler Myers will sit three games for boarding

    Mar 13, 2012, 7:07 PM EST

    Tyler Myers

    A big price to pay for a big mistake by a big defenseman.

  10. Zac Rinaldo will sit two games for charging

    Feb 13, 2012, 7:27 PM EST

    rinaldoap

    The Flyers troublemaker is already making a (bad) name for himself.

  11. Caps want Ovechkin to be “relentless” despite suspensions

    Jan 24, 2012, 9:11 PM EST

    Washington Capitals v Pittsburgh Penguins

    His suspension might even be a blessing in disguise.

  12. Byers will sit three games for hit on Desjardins

    Jan 16, 2012, 8:06 PM EST

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    Dane Byers, Grant Clitsome

    Brendan Shanahan explains why in video form.

  13. Francois Beauchemin avoids suspension

    Jan 9, 2012, 9:49 PM EST

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    Vancouver Canucks v Anaheim Ducks

    He won’t miss any time for a hit that left Jeff Carter with a separated shoulder.

  14. Report: Krys Barch decision to come on Thursday

    Jan 4, 2012, 9:05 PM EST

    Barch_Krystofer

    Barch’s hearing will reportedly take place at 10 a.m.

  15. NHL suspends Dan Carcillo indefinitely for Tom Gilbert hit

    Jan 3, 2012, 3:52 PM EST

    Edmonton Oilers v Chicago Blackhawks

    Carcillo has already been suspended once this season.

  16. Raffi Torres receives two-game suspension

    Jan 2, 2012, 10:05 PM EST

    torresgetty

    This probably won’t be enough to teach him a lesson.

  17. Andy Sutton might have a point about suspension appeals

    Dec 12, 2011, 10:14 PM EST

    Sutton_Andy

    Perhaps Gary Bettman isn’t the most objective judge for these situations …

  18. Andrew Desjardins avoids suspension, but his wallet will be lighter

    Dec 12, 2011, 7:53 PM EST

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    Andrew Desjardins, Steve Eminger

    Desjardins receives $2,500 fine for boarding Sami Lepisto.

  19. Max Pacioretty receives three-game Shanaban

    Nov 28, 2011, 7:58 PM EST

    Matt Cooke;  Kris Letang;

    Pacioretty’s hit on Kris Letang will force him to sit out three games.

  20. Headbutt rebut: Shanahan suspends Kaleta for four games

    Nov 3, 2011, 4:23 PM EST

    Patrick Kaleta

    Buffalo’s chief agitator will miss the next four games after headbutting Philly’s Jakub Voracek

  21. Shana-banned: Andy Sutton gets five games for headshot

    Nov 1, 2011, 5:37 PM EST

    Andy Sutton, Shane O'Brien

    Edmonton will be without its hulking defenseman for a while.

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