NHL spokesman Frank Brown says in an e-mail Wednesday that the league reviews everything and added if a suspension is warranted it would be announced before the Senators game at Boston on Thursday.
The force of Ruutu's bite ripped Peters' glove off and broke the skin on the player's right thumb. It happened in the first period of Buffalo's 4-2 win Tuesday night when Peters forcefully rubbed the palm of his glove into Ruutu's face at the Senators bench.
Ruutu denied that he bit Peters despite replays showing he chomped down on the player's glove.
It's not just going to happen on its own. We have to have guys commit to the areas we need to improve on. We're going to be better than last year but there is still a long way to go. But I really like the pieces and where we're headed.
— Sabres forward Tyler Ennis on the progress of Buffalo's rebuilding process