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Canucks' Weise suspended three preseason games

Monday, 09.23.2013 / 7:50 PM / Department of Player Safety News

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Canucks' Weise suspended three preseason games
Vancouver Canucks forward Dale Weise has been suspended three preseason games for delivering an illegal check to the head of Edmonton Oilers forward Taylor Hall in Saturday's game.

NEW YORK -– Vancouver Canucks forward Dale Weise has been suspended for the team's final three preseason games for delivering an illegal check to the head of Edmonton Oilers forward Taylor Hall during NHL preseason game No. 50 on Saturday, Sept. 21, in Edmonton, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today.

The incident occurred at 6:52 of the first period. A minor penalty for illegal check to the head was assessed on the play.

For a full explanation of the decision, complete with video, please click on the following link: http://video.nhl.com/videocenter/console?catid=60&id=446794