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The following is a list of all suspensions enforced in the National Hockey League (NHL) during the 2013–14 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.

Based on each player's average annual salary, divided by number of days in the season (195) for first time offenders and games (82) for repeat offenders, salary will be forfeited for the term of their suspension.

The players' money forfeited due to suspension or fine goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund, while money forfeited by coaches, staff or organizations as a whole go to the NHL Foundation.


Date of Incident Offender Team(s) Offense(s) Date of Action Length Salary Forfeited
Template:Dts Bissonnette, PaulPaul Bissonnette Phoenix Coyotes Automatic suspension for leaving the bench to initiate a fight with Jordan Nolan. Template:Dts
Template:Dts
10 games*#
3 games*
$37,820.51 U.S.
$11,346.15 U.S.
Template:Dts Pulkkinen, TeemuTeemu Pulkkinen Detroit Red Wings Boarding Michael Kostka Template:Dts 4 games†
(4 preseason)
N/A
Template:Dts Erne, AdamAdam Erne Tampa Bay Lightning Illegal check to the head of Vladimir Sobotka. Template:Dts 3 games†
(3 preseason)
N/A
Template:Dts Weise, DaleDale Weise Vancouver Canucks Illegal check to the head of Taylor Hall Template:Dts 3 games†
(3 preseason)
N/A
Template:Dts Kassian, ZackZack Kassian Vancouver Canucks High-sticking Sam Gagner Template:Dts 8 games†
(3 preseason + 5 regular season)
$22,307.69 U.S.
Template:Dts Clarkson, DavidDavid Clarkson Toronto Maple Leafs Automatic suspension for leaving the bench to initiate a fight with John Scott Template:Dts 10 games* $269,230.80 U.S.
Template:Dts Kessel, PhilPhil Kessel Toronto Maple Leafs Slashing John Scott Template:Dts 3 games†
(3 preseason)
N/A
Template:Dts Stuart, BradBrad Stuart San Jose Sharks Illegal check to the head of Rick Nash Template:Dts 3 games $55,384.62 U.S.
Template:Dts Edler, AlexanderAlexander Edler Vancouver Canucks Illegal check to the head of Tomas Hertl Template:Dts 3 games $182,926.83 U.S.
Template:Dts Kaleta, PatrickPatrick Kaleta Buffalo Sabres Illegal check to the head of Jack Johnson Template:Dts 10 games1 $152,439.00 U.S.
Template:Dts Lapierre, MaximMaxim Lapierre St. Louis Blues Boarding Dan Boyle Template:Dts 5 games $28,205.15 U.S.
Template:Dts McLeod, CodyCody McLeod Colorado Avalanche Boarding Niklas Kronwall Template:Dts 5 games $29,487.20 U.S.
Template:Dts Grabner, MichaelMichael Grabner New York Islanders Illegal check to the head of Nathan Gerbe Template:Dts 2 games $30,769.24 U.S.
Template:Dts Garbutt, RyanRyan Garbutt Dallas Stars Charging Dustin Penner Template:Dts 5 games $14,743.60 U.S.
Template:Dts Scott, JohnJohn Scott Buffalo Sabres Illegal check to the head of Loui Eriksson Template:Dts 7 games $26,923.05 U.S.
Template:Dts Hanzal, MartinMartin Hanzal Phoenix Coyotes Charging Jeff Petry Template:Dts 2 games $75,609.76 U.S.
Template:Dts Ashton, CarterCarter Ashton Toronto Maple Leafs Boarding Derek Smith Template:Dts 2 games $8,615.38 U.S.
Template:Dts Winchester, JesseJesse Winchester Florida Panthers Elbowing Chris Kelly Template:Dts 3 games $9,230.76 U.S.
Template:Dts Kadri, NazemNazem Kadri Toronto Maple Leafs Interference with goaltender Niklas Backstrom Template:Dts 3 games $44,615.37 U.S.
Template:Dts Westgarth, KevinKevin Westgarth Carolina Hurricanes Boarding Mark Borowiecki Template:Dts 2 games $7,435.90 U.S.
Template:Dts Neal, JamesJames Neal Pittsburgh Penguins Kneeing Brad Marchand Template:Dts 5 games $128,205.15 U.S.
Template:Dts Thornton, ShawnShawn Thornton Boston Bruins Aggressing Brooks Orpik December 14, 2013 15 games2 $84,615.45 U.S.
Template:Dts Phaneuf, DionDion Phaneuf Toronto Maple Leafs Boarding Kevan Miller Template:Dts 2 games $66,666.66 U.S.
Template:Dts Cowen, JaredJared Cowen Ottawa Senators Illegal check to the head of Zemgus Girgensons December 11, 2013 2 games $31,794.88 U.S.
Template:Dts Panik, RichardRichard Panik Tampa Bay Lightning Boarding Karl Alzner Template:Dts 2 games $7,589.74 U.S.
Template:Dts Clarkson, DavidDavid Clarkson Toronto Maple Leafs Illegal check to the head of Vladimir Sobotka December 14, 2013 2 games $128,048.78 U.S.
Template:Dts Peluso, AnthonyAnthony Peluso Winnipeg Jets Boarding Alex Goligoski Template:Dts 3 games $8,653.86 U.S.
Template:Dts Engelland, DerykDeryk Engelland Pittsburgh Penguins Illegal check to the head of Justin Abdelkader Template:Dts 5 games $14,529.90 U.S.
Template:Dts Potter, CoreyCorey Potter Edmonton Oilers Boarding Nick Bonino December 16, 2013 2 games $7,948.72 U.S.
Template:Dts MacKenzie, DerekDerek MacKenzie Columbus Blue Jackets Boarding Oliver Ekman-Larsson Template:Dts 3 games $15,384.63 U.S.
Template:Dts Myers, TylerTyler Myers Buffalo Sabres Illegal check to the head of Dainius Zubrus January 6, 2014 3 games $84,615.39 U.S.
Template:Dts Tortorella, JohnJohn Tortorella
(head coach)
Vancouver Canucks Attempting to enter Calgary's locker room during the first intermission of the January 18 game vs. the Flames. January 20, 2014 15 days
(6 games)
$82,000 U.S.
Template:Dts Johnson, ErikErik Johnson Colorado Avalanche Slashing Frans Nielsen February 11, 2014 2 games $38,461.54 U.S.
Template:Dts Hamonic, TravisTravis Hamonic New York Islanders Automatic suspension for instigating a fight during the final five minutes of a game. Template:Dts 1 game $19,780.22 U.S.
Template:Dts Orlov, DmitriDmitri Orlov Washington Capitals Boarding Brayden Schenn Template:Dts 2 games $7,076.92 U.S.
Template:Dts Kassian, ZackZack Kassian Vancouver Canucks Boarding Brenden Dillon Template:Dts 3 games $32,103.66 U.S.
Template:Dts Nolan, JordanJordan Nolan Los Angeles Kings Punching an unsuspecting Jesse Joensuu Template:Dts 1 game $3,589.74 U.S.
Template:Dts Comeau, BlakeBlake Comeau Columbus Blue Jackets Boarding Brendan Smith Template:Dts 2 games $10,256.42 U.S.
Template:Dts Murray, DouglasDouglas Murray Montreal Canadiens Illegal check to the head of Michael Kostka Template:Dts 3 games $23,076.93 U.S.
Template:Dts Rinaldo, ZacZac Rinaldo Philadelphia Flyers Illegal check to the head of Chad Ruhwedel Template:Dts 4 games $15,384.60 U.S.
Template:Dts Rupp, MikeMike Rupp Minnesota Wild Illegal check to the head of T. J. Oshie Template:Dts 4 games‡
(1 regular season + 3 post-season)
$7,692.31 U.S.
Template:Dts Seabrook, BrentBrent Seabrook Chicago Blackhawks Charging David Backes Template:Dts 3 games‡ N/A
Template:Dts Cooke, MattMatt Cooke Minnesota Wild Kneeing Tyson Barrie Template:Dts 7 games‡ N/A
Template:Dts Bollig, BrandonBrandon Bollig Chicago Blackhawks Boarding Keith Ballard. Template:Dts 2 games‡ N/A
Template:Dts Konopka, ZenonZenon Konopka Buffalo Sabres Violating the terms of the NHL/NHLPA Performance Enhancing Substances Program. Template:Dts 20 games3 N/A
Template:Dts Carcillo, DanielDaniel Carcillo New York Rangers Automatic suspension for abuse of official. (Physically applied force to linesman Scott Driscoll while being escorted to the penalty box.) Template:Dts
Template:Dts
10 games‡#
6 games
N/A
Template:Dts Prust, BrandonBrandon Prust Montreal Canadiens Interfering with Derek Stepan Template:Dts 2 games‡ N/A
Template:Dts Moore, JohnJohn Moore New York Rangers Illegal check to the head of Dale Weise Template:Dts 2 games‡ N/A
Player Totals 174 games†‡
(16 preseason + 133 regular season + 25 post-season)
$1,704,746.00 U.S.

NotesEdit

  1. Suspension was appealed to Commissioner Gary Bettman who upheld the 10 game ruling.
  2. Suspension was appealed to Commissioner Gary Bettman who upheld the 15 game ruling.
  3. Suspension will be served at the beginning of any new contract. The suspension is accompanied by mandatory referral to the NHL/NHLPA Program for Substance Abuse and Behavioral Health.