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Department of Player Safety News

Kings' Lucic suspended one game for roughing

Sunday, 01.24.2016 / 5:00 PM / Department of Player Safety News

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NEW YORKLos Angeles Kings forward Milan Lucic has been suspended for one game, without pay, for roughing Arizona Coyotes defenseman Kevin Connauton during NHL game No. 718 in Glendale on Saturday, Jan. 23, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today.

The incident occurred at 6:55 of the third period. Lucic was assessed a minor penalty for roughing and a game misconduct.

Kings' Lucic to have Player Safety hearing

Sunday, 01.24.2016 / 8:59 AM / Department of Player Safety News

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Los Angeles Kings forward Milan Lucic will have a hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety on Sunday for an incident with Arizona Coyotes defenseman Kevin Connauton during a game Saturday at Gila River Arena.

The incident occurred at 6:55 of the third period. Lucic was assessed a two-minute minor for roughing and a game misconduct. Connauton, who received a minor for slashing, remained in the game after serving the penalty.

Jets' Myers fined $5,000 for cross-checking

Wednesday, 01.13.2016 / 9:07 PM / Department of Player Safety News

NEW YORK (Jan. 13, 2016) – Winnipeg Jets defenseman Tyler Myers has been fined $5,000 for cross-checking San Jose Sharks forward Tommy Wingels during NHL Game No. 638 in Winnipeg on Tuesday, Jan. 12, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today.

The incident occurred at 12:55 of the third period. Myers was assessed a major penalty and game misconduct for cross-checking.

The money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.

Devils' Farnham suspended four games

Wednesday, 01.13.2016 / 9:04 PM / Department of Player Safety News

NEW YORK (Jan. 13, 2016) – New Jersey Devils forward Bobby Farnham has been suspended for four games, without pay, for interference against St. Louis Blues forward Dmitrij Jaskin during NHL game No. 636 in St. Louis on Tuesday, Jan. 12, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today.

The incident occurred at 11:50 of the third period. Farnham was assessed a major penalty for interference.

Devils' Farnham to have Player Safety hearing

Wednesday, 01.13.2016 / 11:57 AM / Department of Player Safety News

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New Jersey Devils forward Bobby Farnham will have a hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety on Wednesday for a hit against St. Louis Blues forward Dmitrij Jaskin during a game Tuesday at Scottrade Center.

The incident occurred at 11:50 of the third period. Farnham was assessed a major penalty for interference. Jaskin played one additional shift in the final minute of the game.

Oilers' Hendricks suspended three games for boarding

Monday, 01.11.2016 / 11:34 PM / Department of Player Safety News

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NEW YORKEdmonton Oilers forward Matt Hendricks has been suspended for three games, without pay, for boarding Florida Panthers defenseman Aaron Ekblad during NHL game No. 629 in Edmonton on Sunday, Jan. 10, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today.

The incident occurred at 2:12 of the third period.

Under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement and, based on his average annual salary, Hendricks will forfeit $29,838.72. The money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.

Oilers forward Hendricks faces Player Safety hearing

Monday, 01.11.2016 / 10:55 AM / Department of Player Safety News

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Edmonton Oilers forward Matt Hendricks will have a hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety on Monday for a hit against Florida Panthers defenseman Aaron Ekblad during a game Sunday at Rexall Place.

The incident occurred at 2:15 of the second period. No penalty was assessed on the play. Ekblad went to the dressing room following the hit but returned to the bench.

Capitals forward Johansson suspended two games

Friday, 01.08.2016 / 6:27 PM / Department of Player Safety News

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NEW YORK – Washington Capitals forward Marcus Johansson has been suspended for two games, without pay, for an illegal check to the head of New York Islanders defenseman Thomas Hickey during NHL Game No. 601 in New York on Thursday, Jan. 7, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today.

The incident occurred at 8:42 of the first period. Johansson was assessed a minor penalty for illegal check to the head.

Under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement and, based on his average annual salary, Johansson will forfeit $40,322.58. The money goes to the Players’ Emergency Assistance Fund.

For a full explanation of the decision, complete with video, please click on the following link.

Capitals' Johansson to have Player Safety hearing

Friday, 01.08.2016 / 10:38 AM / Department of Player Safety News

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Washington Capitals forward Marcus Johansson will have a hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety on Friday for a hit against defenseman Thomas Hickey of the New York Islanders during a game Thursday at Barclays Center.

The following grounds are being considered for supplemental discipline: Illegal check to the head.

The incident occurred at 8:42 of the first period. Johansson received a minor penalty. Hickey remained in the game.

Capitals' Sill suspended two games for boarding

Wednesday, 01.06.2016 / 6:26 PM / Department of Player Safety News

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NEW YORKWashington Capitals forward Zach Sill has been suspended for two games, without pay, for boarding Boston Bruins defenseman Adam McQuaid during NHL Game No. 588 in Boston on Tuesday, Jan. 5, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today.

The incident occurred at 4:43 of the second period.

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