Saturday, October 07, 2017
NHL Suspensions 2017-18
The task of NHL Justice falls to George Parros in 2017-18 the latest of former NHL enforcers tasked to 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 Parros presiding.
Cases up to date as of October 16, 2017
The Case files of George Parros
Regular Season Suspensions
October 4 -- Washington -- Tom Wilson suspended for four games for boarding (details)
Total Regular Season Games suspended (by team)
Los Angeles --
New Jersey --
New York Islanders --
New York Rangers --
San Jose --
St. Louis --
Tampa Bay --
Washington -- 4
Total Regular Game Suspensions to date -- 4
Pre Season Suspensions
September 25 -- New York Rangers -- Andrew Desjardins, suspended two games for illegal check to the head (details)
September 23 -- Washington -- Tom Wilson, suspended two pre-season games for interference (details)
October 9 -- St. Louis -- Robert Bortuzzo -- fined $3,091.40 for cross checking (details)
Other Notes related to the Department of Player Safety
October 4 -- Whitney happy to have 'hand in the game' with Player Safety
October 4 -- Ray Whitney joins NHL Department of Player Safety
Resources From the Department of Player Safety
Department of Player Safety background
NHL Rule Book 2017-18
NHL Rules videos and explanations
News from the Department of Player Safety