NHL Hockey
Scoreboard| Stats|Standings|Teams|Players|Player News|Injuries|Transactions

Spezza suspended 6 games for kneeing

(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

NEW YORK (AP) Toronto Maple Leafs forward Jason Spezza was suspended for six games without pay by the NHL on Tuesday for kneeing Winnipeg Jets defenseman Neal Pionk.

In the third period of Sunday's game between the Jets and Maple Leafs, Pionk had a knee-on-knee hit on Toronto's Rasmus Sandin. Sandin skated off the ice after the hit on his right knee. Pionk received a two-game suspension for that hit on Monday.

After the hit on Sandin, Spezza drove his left knee into the face of Pionk, who was without a stick and on his knees trying to clear a puck.

Read More...

Points
Rank Player Pts G A
1 L. Draisaitl, Edm432122
2 C. McDavid, Edm421626
3 A. Ovechkin, Was412021
4 N. Kadri, Col311021
5 K. Kaprizov, Min29920
6 J. Huberdeau, Fla29821
7 J. Gaudreau, Cgy28919
8 E. Kuznetsov, Was28820
9t K. Connor, Wpg271512
9t J. Guentzel, Pit271512
View Full Leaderboard
Goals Against Average
Rank Player GAA
1 J. Campbell, Tor1.78
2 J. Markstrom, Cgy1.83
3 T. Jarry, Pit1.92
4 F. Andersen, Car2.04
5 I. Shesterkin, NYR2.05
6 J. Reimer, SJ2.06
7 A. Vasilevskiy, TB2.13
8 B. Holtby, Dal2.18
9 J. Swayman, Bos2.26
10 J. Quick, LA2.27
View Full Leaderboard

Sports Data API Powered by STATS © 2021 by STATS PERFORM.
Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of STATS PERFROM is strictly prohibited.