NEW YORK -- Dallas Stars forward Ryan Garbutt has been suspended for five games, without pay, for charging Anaheim Ducks forward Dustin Penner during NHL Game No. 125 in Anaheim on Sunday, October 20, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today.
Under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement and, based on his average annual salary, Garbutt will forfeit $14,743.60. The money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.
I've been getting frustrated lately, and the only thing keeping me sane was the team winning and other people stepping up and scoring. Then you just kind of let it go and realize you can end the series with one shot, that frustration goes away for a brief moment, and that's what happened.
— Montreal forward Max Pacioretty after scoring the series-winner in Game 4 -- his first career playoff goal -- to eliminate the Lightning and send the Canadiens into the second round