Jan 18, 2011, 1:44 PM EDT
The NHL handed Sharks forward Scott Nichol a four-game suspension for his hit on Coyotes defenseman David Schlemko.
Jan 17, 2011, 8:04 PM EDT
Danny Briere received a $1,000 fine for taking a swing at Brandon Prust despite being on the Flyers’ bench.
Jan 14, 2011, 7:06 PM EDT
Maple Leafs forward Mike Brown is getting a league mandated vacation after catching Ed Jovanovski with a clear violation of Rule 48.
Jan 14, 2011, 4:12 PM EDT
The NHL decided to suspend Predators defenseman Shane O’Brien two games for high-sticking Panthers center Stephen Weiss.
Jan 8, 2011, 12:46 PM EDT
The NHL handed Ben Eager a well-deserved four game suspension for his sucker punch on Colby Armstrong.
Jan 8, 2011, 11:37 AM EDT
Jesse Boulerice added another bullet point to his staggering resume of dumb acts by receiving a 10-game suspension from the NHL after bumping a referee.
Dec 29, 2010, 2:26 PM EDT
The IIHF decided to hand out more than the standard one game suspension for three hits during the World Junior Championships, as Canada’s Zack Kassian received one extra game while Slovakian players Martin Marincin received three extra and Peter Hrasko received two extra.
Dec 28, 2010, 8:15 PM EDT
Some assorted 2011 World Junior Championships news: Emerson Etem apologizes for Buffalo bashing while Zack Kassian faces a possible suspension for a check he delivered today.
Dec 20, 2010, 6:45 PM EDT
The good news: Kyle Okposo practiced in full gear today. The bad news: Matthew Martin was suspended for two games. The worst news: the Islanders are still the Islanders.
Dec 13, 2010, 12:35 PM EDT
The NHL handed Flyers enforcer Jody Shelley a two-game suspension for his hit from behind on Bruins defenseman Adam McQuaid
Nov 29, 2010, 12:35 PM EDT
David Perron is making progress – albeit slow – from concussion issues stemming from the hit that earned Joe Thornton a two game suspension.
Nov 19, 2010, 9:00 PM EDT
PHT readers agreed with the league’s three game suspension of Olli Jokinen. For the most part, at least.
Nov 18, 2010, 4:51 PM EDT
The NHL decided to suspend Olli Jokinen three games for his cross-check on Wojtek Wolski. Check out the video of the hit and vote in the poll to determine if the suspension was too light, too harsh or just right.
Nov 18, 2010, 1:26 PM EDT
Even Mattias Ritola’s coach thinks that he deserves a suspension for his hit on Matt Moulson. The NHL agreed, handing him a two game suspension.
Nov 13, 2010, 10:50 PM EDT
Who knows if he’ll actually ever serve the suspension, but the AHL suspended recent Toronto Maple Leafs call-up Nazem Kadri for two games. He won’t serve that suspension unless he returns to the Marlies/minors, though.
Nov 5, 2010, 6:47 PM EDT
The Sharks aren’t happy at all about the two-game suspension to Joe Thornton and Sharks GM Doug Wilson has a few things to say about it.
Nov 5, 2010, 4:31 PM EDT
In further proof that we’re bad at guessing how the Wheel of Justice will spin, Sharks captain Joe Thornton gets suspended for two games for his hit on Blues forward David Perron.
Nov 1, 2010, 11:50 AM EDT
The NHL’s Wheel of Justice has spun for Daniel Briere, and it spins him a three-game in-season vacation.
Oct 27, 2010, 2:27 PM EDT
At first I was surprised to hear this news, but it could be that I was fooled by local announcers Daryl “Razor” Reaugh and Ralph Strangis into thinking it was a bit more of an “incidental” hit. But now it all makes sense: Stephane Robidas received a one-game suspension today because the league automatically does…
Oct 22, 2010, 1:26 PM EDT
Canucks forward Rick Rypien gets a six-game suspension, but we’re left feeling that that wasn’t enough.
Oct 20, 2010, 2:08 PM EDT
The NHL has handed down at least their initial word about how they’re going to handle things with Vancouver forward Rick Rypien and his grabby hands towards a Minnesota fan. The league has suspended Rypien indefinitely pending a hearing. Given what happened last night in St. Paul and the fact the Canucks play again tonight…
Oct 12, 2010, 7:39 PM EDT
The NHL suspended Blackhawks defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson for two games for his hit on Sabres forward Jason Pominville. This times out well enough to get Hjalmarsson back on the ice to play the Sabres again on Saturday. Who’s ready to play the feud?!
Oct 12, 2010, 6:23 PM EDT
The NHL has a funny way of legislating bad behavior more harshly than dirty hits, but it’s pretty difficult to deny the need to suspend James Wisniewski for the lewd gestures he made toward perennial pest Sean Avery. TSN reports that Wisniewski will receive a two-game suspension for his childish behavior. (Read Joe’s initial take…
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