Skip to main content

NHL suspends Anaheim Ducks forward Evgeny Artyukhin for three games

TORONTO - The NHL suspended Anaheim Ducks forward Evgeny Artyukhin for three games Thursday after a slew-footing incident during a game against the Dallas Stars.

No penalty was called on the play, which occurred early in the second period of the Stars' 4-2 road victory Wednesday night.

Matt Niskanen is listed as day-to-day after suffering a head injury on the play.

Artyukhin, who forfeits US$34,756.11 in salary, will be eligible to return Oct. 31 at Phoenix.

TOP HEADLINES

Jacob Markstrom
Play

Calgary Flames Squandered Their Quality Start

The Calgary Flames have the quality to live up to high expectations as a potential Cup contender. But as Adam Proteau writes, the results aren't there.

Hockey Canada
Play

'Horrifying': Experts React to Hockey Canada's 900-Plus Cases of On-Ice Discrimination

Hockey Canada reported more than 900 cases of on-ice discrimination, but there are likely more that went unreported, according to experts and advocates.

Jeremy Swayman
Play

Bluelines: The Best Backup Goalies in the NHL

Stan Fischler and friends rank the best backups, preview the Rangers' weekend, analyze the hit on Bryan Rust that led to an overtime goal and more.