2012–13 NHL suspensions and fines

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The following is a list of all suspensions and fines enforced in the National Hockey League during the 2012–13 NHL season. It lists which players or coaches of what team have been punished for which offense and the amount of punishment they have received. The season was shortened to 48 games due to the 2012–13 NHL lockout. No pre-season games were played.

Suspensions[edit]

† - suspension carried over from 2011–12 NHL season

‡ - suspension covered at least one 2013 post-season game

Date of Incident Offender Team(s) Offense(s) Date of Action Length
April 15, 2012 Asham, ArronArron Asham Pittsburgh Penguins/New York Rangers Cross-checking Brayden Schenn.[1] April 17, 2012 4 games†
(3 PIT 2012 post-season + 1 NYR regular season)
April 17, 2012 Torres, RaffiRaffi Torres Phoenix Coyotes Late charge to the head of Marian Hossa.[2] April 21, 2012 25 games
reduced to 21 games†
(13 2012 post-season + 8 regular season)
January 22, 2013 Schenn, BraydenBrayden Schenn Philadelphia Flyers Charging Anton Volchenkov.[3] January 23, 2013 1 game
January 29, 2013 McDonald, ColinColin McDonald New York Islanders Boarding Ben Lovejoy.[4] January 30, 2013 2 games
February 1, 2013 Erskine, JohnJohn Erskine Washington Capitals Elbowing Wayne Simmonds.[5] February 2, 2013 3 games
February 19, 2013 Hansen, JannikJannik Hansen Vancouver Canucks Roughing Marian Hossa.[6] February 20, 2013 1 game
February 21, 2013 Hall, TaylorTaylor Hall Edmonton Oilers Kneeing Cal Clutterbuck.[7] February 22, 2013 2 games
February 22, 2013 Clowe, RyaneRyane Clowe San Jose Sharks Leaving the bench to initiate a fight with Andrew Shaw.[8] February 25, 2013 2 games
March 2, 2013 Zolnierczyk, HarryHarry Zolnierczyk Philadelphia Flyers Charging Mike Lundin.[9] March 3, 2013 4 games
March 3, 2013 Kaleta, PatrickPatrick Kaleta Buffalo Sabres Boarding Brad Richards.[10] March 4, 2013 5 games
March 7, 2013 Thompson, BrentBrent Thompson New York Islanders
(assistant coach)
Verbal abuse towards an official.[11] March 8, 2013 2 games
March 12, 2013 Perry, CoreyCorey Perry Anaheim Ducks Illegal hit to Jason Zucker.[12] March 13, 2013 4 games
March 19, 2013 Selleck, EricEric Selleck Florida Panthers Instigator penalty in the last five minutes of a game.
Leaving the bench to initiate a fight with Kevin Westgarth.[13]
March 20, 2013 2 games
(1 regular season + 1 regular season)
March 20, 2013 Lupul, JoffreyJoffrey Lupul Toronto Maple Leafs Illegal hit to the head of Victor Hedman.[14] March 21, 2013 2 games
March 21, 2013 Edler, AlexanderAlexander Edler Vancouver Canucks Charging against a goaltender on Mike Smith.[15] March 22, 2013 2 games
March 29, 2013 Thompson, NateNate Thompson Tampa Bay Lightning Illegal hit to the head of Matt D'Agostini.[16] March 30, 2013 2 games
April 10, 2013 Volchenkov, AntonAnton Volchenkov New Jersey Devils Elbowing Brad Marchand.[17] April 11, 2013 4 games
April 15, 2013 White, RyanRyan White Montreal Canadiens Illegal hit to the head of Kent Huskins.[18] April 17, 2013 5 games
April 23, 2013 Brown, DustinDustin Brown Los Angeles Kings Elbowing Jason Pominville.[19] April 24, 2013 2 games
May 1, 2013 Ference, AndrewAndrew Ference Boston Bruins Illegal hit to the head of Mikhail Grabovski.[20] May 2, 2013 1 game‡
May 2, 2013 Gryba, EricEric Gryba Ottawa Senators Illegal hit to the head of Lars Eller.[21] May 3, 2013 2 games‡
May 4, 2013 Abdelkader, JustinJustin Abdelkader Detroit Red Wings Charging Toni Lydman.[22] May 5, 2013 2 games‡
May 14, 2013 Torres, RaffiRaffi Torres San Jose Sharks Illegal hit to the head of Jarret Stoll.[23] May 16, 2013 Remainder of 2nd round of playoffs‡
(6 games)
June 4, 2013 Keith, DuncanDuncan Keith Chicago Blackhawks High-sticking Jeff Carter.[24] June 5, 2013 1 game‡

Fines[edit]

Fines were changed for this season such that players can be fined up to 50% of one day's salary, up to a maximum of $10,000.00 U.S. for their first offense, and $15,000.00 U.S. for any subsequent offenses. The previous maximum fine before this season was only $2500.00 U.S., for players.

Date of Incident Offender Team Offense Date of Action Amount
February 5, 2013 Dubinsky, BrandonBrandon Dubinsky Columbus Blue Jackets Boarding Rob Scuderi.[25] February 6, 2013 $10,000.00 U.S. (max.)
February 17, 2013 Setoguchi, DevinDevin Setoguchi Minnesota Wild High-sticking Kyle Quincey.[26] February 19, 2013 $8,108.11 U.S. (max.)
February 17, 2013 Giordano, MarkMark Giordano Calgary Flames Slew-footing Antoine Roussel.[27] February 19, 2013 $10,000.00 U.S. (max.)
February 18, 2013 Clune, RichRich Clune Nashville Predators Boarding Aaron Palushaj.[28] February 20, 2013 $1,452.70 U.S. (max.)
February 28, 2013 Benn, JamieJamie Benn Dallas Stars Cross-checking Ryan Jones.[29] March 2, 2013 $10,000.00 U.S. (max.)
March 23, 2013 Nolan, JordanJordan Nolan Los Angeles Kings Cross-checking Henrik Sedin.[30] March 24, 2013 $1,436.94 U.S. (max.)
April 3, 2013 Vlasic, Marc-EdouardMarc-Edouard Vlasic San Jose Sharks Slashing Dany Heatley.[31] April 4, 2013 $8,378.38 U.S. (max.)
May 17, 2013 Team San Jose Sharks Fined in the wake of general manager Doug Wilson's comments following the May 16 suspension of Raffi Torres.[32] May 18, 2013 $100,000.00 U.S.
May 25, 2013 Mayers, JamalJamal Mayers Chicago Blackhawks Shooting pucks into the Detroit Red Wings net during the pre-game warmup.[33] May 27, 2013 $1,600.00 U.S.
May 25, 2013 Team Chicago Blackhawks Fined in the wake of Jamal Mayers' actions during the pre-game warmup May 25.[34] May 28, 2013 $10,000.00 U.S.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ NHL.com (2012-04-17), Penguins' Asham suspended for four games, NHL, retrieved 2013-01-30 
  2. ^ NHL.com (2012-04-21), Coyotes' Torres suspended 21 games, NHL, retrieved 2013-01-23 
  3. ^ NHL.com (2013-01-23), Flyers' Brayden Schenn suspended one game, NHL, retrieved 2013-01-23 
  4. ^ NHL.com (2013-01-30), Islanders' McDonald suspended for two games, NHL, retrieved 2013-01-30 
  5. ^ NHL.com (2013-02-02), Capitals' Erskine suspended three games for elbowing, NHL, retrieved 2013-02-02 
  6. ^ NHL.com (2013-02-20), Canucks' Hansen suspended one game, NHL, retrieved 2013-02-20 
  7. ^ NHL.com (2013-02-22), Oilers' Hall suspended two games for kneeing, NHL, retrieved 2013-02-22 
  8. ^ NHL.com (2013-02-25), Clowe suspended two games for leaving bench, NHL, retrieved 2013-02-25 
  9. ^ NHL.com (2013-03-02), Flyers' Zolnierczyk suspended four games, NHL, retrieved 2013-03-02 
  10. ^ NHL.com (2013-03-04), Sabres' Kaleta suspended five games for boarding, NHL, retrieved 2013-03-04 
  11. ^ NHL.com (2013-03-08), Islanders' Brent Thompson suspended for two games, NHL, retrieved 2013-03-08 
  12. ^ NHL.com (2013-03-13), Ducks' Perry suspended four games for interference, NHL, retrieved 2013-03-13 
  13. ^ NHL.com (2013-03-20), Selleck suspended one game for leaving bench, NHL, retrieved 2013-03-20 
  14. ^ NHL.com (2013-03-21), Lupul suspended two games for illegal check, NHL, retrieved 2013-03-22 
  15. ^ NHL.com (2013-03-22), Canucks' Edler suspended two games for charging, NHL, retrieved 2013-03-22 
  16. ^ NHL.com (2013-03-30), Lightning's Thompson suspended two games for illegal check to the head, NHL, retrieved 2013-03-30 
  17. ^ NHL.com (2013-04-11), Volchenkov suspended four games for elbowing, NHL, retrieved 2013-04-11 
  18. ^ NHL.com (2013-04-17), White suspended five games for illegal check, NHL, retrieved 2013-04-17 
  19. ^ NHL.com (2013-04-24), Brown suspended two games for elbowing, NHL, retrieved 2013-04-24 
  20. ^ NHL.com (2013-05-02), Bruins' Ference suspended one game for illegal check, NHL, retrieved 2013-05-02 
  21. ^ NHL.com (2013-05-03), Senators' Gryba suspended two games for illegal hit, NHL, retrieved 2013-05-03 
  22. ^ NHL.com (2013-05-05), Abdelkader suspended two games for charging, NHL, retrieved 2013-05-06 
  23. ^ NHL.com (2013-05-16), Sharks' Torres suspended for remainder of series., NHL, retrieved 2013-05-17 
  24. ^ NHL.com (2013-06-05), Keith suspended one game for high-sticking, NHL, retrieved 2013-06-06 
  25. ^ NHL.com (2013-02-06). "Blue Jackets' Dubinsky fined $10,000 for boarding". NHL. Retrieved 2013-02-06. 
  26. ^ NHL.com (2013-02-19). "Wild's Setoguchi fined $8,108.11 for high-sticking". NHL. Retrieved 2013-02-19. 
  27. ^ NHL.com (2013-02-19). "Flames' Giordano fined $10,000 for slew-footing". NHL. Retrieved 2013-02-19. 
  28. ^ NHL.com (2013-02-20). "Predators' Clune fined $1,452.70 for boarding". NHL. Retrieved 2013-02-21. 
  29. ^ NHL.com (2013-03-02). "Stars' Benn fined $10,000 for cross-checking". NHL. Retrieved 2013-03-02. 
  30. ^ NHL.com (2013-03-24). "Kings' Jordan Nolan fined for cross-checking Canucks' Henrik Sedin". NHL. Retrieved 2013-03-25. 
  31. ^ NHL.com (2013-04-04). "Sharks' Marc-Edouard Vlasic fined for slashing". NHL. Retrieved 2013-04-04. 
  32. ^ NHL.com (2013-05-18). "Sharks fined $100,000 for public comments by GM". NHL. Retrieved 2013-05-18. 
  33. ^ TSN.ca Staff (2013-05-27). "BLACKHAWKS' MAYERS FINED FOR GAME 5 WARMUP ANTICS". TSN. Retrieved 2013-05-28. 
  34. ^ George Malik (2013-05-28). "Blackhawks fined $10,000 subsequent to Jamal Mayers’ fine for shooting pucks at Jimmy Howard, Wings". Kukla's Korner. Retrieved 2013-05-28.