• SHARE:
  • email
  • Bookmark and Share

Dallas Stars forward James Neal given two-game suspension from NHL

TORONTO - Dallas Stars forward James Neal has been suspended two games for hitting Derek Dorsett of the Columbus Blue Jackets from behind.

The NHL handed down the ban on Friday.

Neal was assessed a major penalty for boarding and given a game misconduct Thursday after slamming into Dorsett, who crumpled to the ice and appeared dazed.

The 22-year-old Neal will will forfeit US$8,515 in salary and is eligible to return Nov. 26 at Colorado.

It's the first suspension of his NHL career.

More Stories

Predators sign restricted free agent forward Taylor Beck to 1-year, $550,000 deal

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Nashville Predators have signed restricted free agent forward Taylor Beck...

Stars sign forward Cody Eakin to 2-year deal after career highs in most categories last season

DALLAS - The Dallas Stars have signed young forward Cody Eakin to a two-year contract after he...

Avalanche sign forward Cody McLeod, defenceman Brad Stuart to contract extensions

DENVER - The Colorado Avalanche signed forward Cody McLeod and defenceman Brad Stuart to contact...

Former Detroit forward Ville Leino breaks late tie, Bruins beat Red Wings 3-1

DETROIT - Ville Leino broke a tie with 4:40 left and the Boston Bruins beat the Detroit Red...
blog comments powered by Disqus

THN on Twitter

Are the Oilers right to not loan center Leon Draisaitl to Team Germany for the 2015 World Junior Championship?




Contests

Our Partners