NHL suspends Stars' Garbutt, Jets' Lowry for separate incidents

Friday November 28th, 2014

The NHL suspended Dallas Stars forward Ryan Garbutt for two games and Winnipeg Jets forward Adam Lowry for one game for separate incidents this week, the NHL announced.

Garbutt received his ban for kneeing Edmonton Oilers forward Taylor Hall in the third period of the Stars' 3-2 win on Tuesday. He was assessed a minor penalty for tripping on the play. The league said he is a repeat offender, and he will forfeit $43,902.44 in salary.

Garbutt will miss Friday's home game against the Minnesota Wild and Saturday's road game against the Colorado Avalanche.

Lowry was suspended for boarding Buffalo Sabres forward Patrick Kaleta in Wednesday's 2-1 victory. Lowry received a major penalty for boarding and a game misconduct. He will forfeit $4,453.41 in salary. Lowry will miss Winnipeg's game Friday against the Boston Bruins.

- Scooby Axson

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