Wednesday, September 14, 2016

NHL Suspensions 2016-17

As the new season begins,  so to will the need for a watchful eye on nightly action for play beyond the rules and that puts player safety at risk through.

The task of NHL Justice falls to Stephane Quintal takes over the administration of Justice who along with Chris Pronger will oversee the day to day needs of Justice in the NHL

They will be reviewing on ice incidents and assessing what punishment, if any will be required on a nightly basis.

As they have in past years, video is becoming key to the league announcements when it comes to punishment delivered by league officials, a helpful way of explaining to fans just what has been taken into consideration with each infraction.

Our listings of his deliberations can be found below, outlining those that have been summoned to the tribunal.

Offenders may now approach the bench, the court is now in session. Chief Justice Quintal presiding.

Cases up to date as of October 2, 2016

The Case files of Stephane Quintal 

Regular Season Suspensions

Total Regular Season Games suspended (by team)

Anaheim -- 
Arizona --
Boston -- 
Buffalo --
Calgary -- 
Carolina --
Chicago -- 1
Colorado --
Columbus -- 
Dallas -- 
Detroit --
Edmonton -- 
Florida --
Los Angeles -- 2
Minnesota --
Montreal --
Nashville --
New Jersey -- 
New York Islanders --
New York Rangers --
Ottawa -- 
Philadelphia -- 
Pittsburgh --
San Jose -- 
St. Louis -- 
Tampa Bay -- 
Toronto --
Vancouver --
Washington --
Winnipeg --

Total Regular Game Suspensions to date -- 3

Pre Season Suspensions

October 5 -- Los Angeles -- Tanner Pearson suspended for remainder of pre-season and first two regular season games for illegal hit to the head (details)

October 3 -- Chicago -- Niklas Hjalmarsson suspended for remainder of pre-season one regular season game for charging (details)

September 29 -- Montreal Canadiens -- Andrew Shaw suspended three games for boarding (details)

Monetary punishment

Other Notes related to the Department of Player Safety

September 7 -- George Parros joins NHL Department of Player Safety

Resources From the Department of Player Safety

Department of Player Safety background

NHL Rule Book 2015-16

NHL Rules video explanation

News from the Department of Player Safety

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