NEW YORK - Edmonton Oilers forward Patrick Maroon has been suspended for two games, without pay, for interference against Los Angeles Kings defenseman Drew Doughty during NHL Game No. 611 in Edmonton on Tuesday, Jan. 2, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today.
The incident occurred at 19:44 of the second period. Maroon was assessed a match penalty for illegal check to the head.
Under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement and, based on his average annual salary, Maroon will forfeit $21,505.38. The money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.