NEW YORK (AP) - New York Islanders forward Michael Grabner has been suspended for two games by the NHL on Monday for an illegal check to the head of Carolina Hurricanes forward Nathan Gerbe.
The incident occurred at approximately 6:42 of the first period of Carolina's 4-3 win over the Islanders on Saturday. No penalty was called on the play.
He will miss Tuesday's home game against Vancouver and Friday's road game against the Penguins.
The suspension will cost Grabner $30,769, with the money going to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.
Advertisement

Top NHL Public Bets

Advertisement

NHL Top Stories

Thumbnail Crosby focused on resuscitating Pens Riding a nine-game winning streak, Washington is the hottest team in hockey right now. But will the league’s third-leading scorer throw a wrench into the Caps’...
Thumbnail Western Conference titans clash shortly John Gibson is acclimating quite nicely to his new role as the Ducks’ workhorse in net. Still, can the 23-year-old cool off the Blues tonight?
Thumbnail Elite netminders lock horns in Montreal Two of the NHL’s most explosive offenses are preparing to collide in Quebec. With Carey Price and Henrik Lundqvist on the scene, however, will stellar...
Thumbnail Note goalie wades into hostile territory So far, Jake Allen's first season as the Blues' undisputed No. 1 netminder has not gone according to plan. But can he reverse the...
Thumbnail Ovechkin targets another major milestone It’s always a treat to see Eastern Conference powerhouses Pittsburgh and Washington do battle. Tonight’s meeting in the nation’s capital, however, should have...
Advertisement

NHL Team Pages