-- St. Louis Blues forward Chris Stewart has been suspended, without pay, for three games for shoving Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall
from behind and into the boards during a game Tuesday night in St. Louis, 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, Stewart will forfeit $46,621.62. The money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.
The incident occurred at 11:14 of the first period.
Stewart will miss games Nov. 17 vs. Florida, Nov. 19 at Minnesota and Nov. 22 vs. Los Angeles. He will be eligible to return Nov. 23 at Pittsburgh.
For a full explanation of the decision, complete with video, please see below or click on the following link: http://video.nhl.com/videocenter/console?catid=60&id=135523