Monday, November 2, 2009TORONTO –
Anaheim Ducks defenseman James Wisniewski has been suspended for two games, without pay, for delivering a forearm blow to the head of Phoenix Coyotes forward Shane Doan
in NHL game #189, October 31, the National Hockey League announced today.
The incident occurred at 7:12 of the first period. No penalty was assessed on the play.
Under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement, and based on his average annual salary, Wisniewski will forfeit $28,497.40. The money goes to the Players’ Emergency Assistance Fund.
Wisniewski will miss Anaheim’s game against Pittsburgh on Tuesday and against Nashville Thursday. He will be eligible to return Saturday against Phoenix.