Edmonton Oilers Darnell Nurse Suspended For Game Six

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The Department of Player Safety announced Wednesday that Edmonton Oilers defenceman Darnell Nurse will be suspended one game for head-butting Los Angeles Kings forward Phillip Danault. As a result, Nurse will miss Game 6 of Edmonton’s best-of-seven series against Los Angeles, set to be played Thursday night at Crypto.com Arena. Edmonton’s Darnell Nurse has been […] READ MORE


Jared Spurgeon Only Fined by Department of Player Safety

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The NHL Department of Player Safety announced there won’t be a hearing for Jared Spurgeon. The Minnesota Wild captain received a two-minute minor penalty for cross-checking St Louis Blues forward Pavel Buchnevich. This was confirmed on Twitter by Greg Wyshynski just hours after the game ended. Minnesota’s Jared Spurgeon has been fined $5,000, the maximum […] READ MORE


Casey Cizikas to Have Hearing for Boarding Brendan Smith

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The NHL Department of Player Safety announced a hearing today for Casey Cizikas. The New York Islanders forward received a two-minute minor penalty for boarding Carolina Hurricanes defenceman Brendan Smith last night. Despite only receiving the minor penalty in the win, the league will re-visit the incident via hearing today. Update: Cizikas has been suspended […] READ MORE


Brad Marchand Faces Suspension with In-Person Hearing

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Boston Bruins left-winger Brad Marchand is facing a suspension as he is offered an in-person hearing. This is as a result of roughing/high sticking Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Tristan Jarry. He received a match penalty on the play, as it was deemed there was intent to injure. This isn't good from Marchand in the final minute […] READ MORE


Chris Wideman Suspended One Game for Head-butting Erik Haula

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Montreal Canadiens defenceman Chris Wideman has been suspended one game for intentionally head-butting Boston Bruins’ forward Erik Haula during a recent game. Montreal’s Chris Wideman has been suspended for one game for Head-butting Boston’s Erik Haula. https://t.co/1YdiBtwGAy — NHL Player Safety (@NHLPlayerSafety) January 13, 2022 Chris Wideman Suspended for Head-butting In the midst of a […] READ MORE


Sergachev to Have Hearing for Hit on Mitch Marner

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The NHL’s Department of Player Safety announced today that Tampa Bay Lightning defenceman Mikhail Sergachev will have a hearing for his hit to the head on Toronto Maple Leafs forward Mitch Marner. Update: Sergachev is banned for two games for the illegal check to the head. Tampa Bay’s Mikhail Sergachev will have a hearing today for […] READ MORE


Pavel Buchnevich Suspended Two Games

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St. Louis Blues forward Pavel Buchnevich will serve a two game suspension for headbutting Arizona Coyotes forward Lawson Crouse. St. Louis’ Pavel Buchnevich has been suspended for two games for Head-butting Arizona’s Lawson Crouse. https://t.co/0PZIpVeX6Y — NHL Player Safety (@NHLPlayerSafety) October 20, 2021 Pavel Buchnevich Headbutt Earns Suspension After tying the game up earlier with […] READ MORE


Dylan Larkin Faces Department of Player Safety Hearing

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Detroit Red Wings captain Dylan Larkin received a Department of Player Safety hearing for a hit against Tampa Bay Lightning forward Mathieu Joseph.   Detroit’s Dylan Larkin will have a hearing today for Roughing Tampa Bay’s Mathieu Joseph. — NHL Player Safety (@NHLPlayerSafety) October 15, 2021 Dylan Larkin Receives Department of Player Safety Hearing Larkin’s […] READ MORE


Gabriel Landeskog to Have Department of Player Safety Hearing

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Colorado Avalanche captain Gabriel Landeskog will have a hearing with the Department of Player Safety for boarding Chicago Blackhawks forward Kirby Dach. Colorado’s Gabriel Landeskog will have a hearing for Boarding Chicago’s Kirby Dach. — NHL Player Safety (@NHLPlayerSafety) October 14, 2021 Gabriel Landeskog Receives Department of Player Safety Hearing At one point during the […] READ MORE


Pavel Buchnevich Suspended One Game for High-Sticking

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The NHL Department of Player Safety announced that New York Rangers forward Pavel Buchnevich has been suspended for one game. This is his first career suspension. NY Rangers’ Pavel Buchnevich has been suspended for one game for High-sticking Washington’s Anthony Mantha. https://t.co/kriEzlo2FV — NHL Player Safety (@NHLPlayerSafety) May 6, 2021 Pavel Buchnevich Suspended One Game […] READ MORE