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Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Fistric gets three games for Nino hit

By Mike Mazzeo

Stars defenseman Mark Fistric was suspended three games without pay for leaving his feet and launching himself into Islanders forward Nino Niederreiter at 6:08 of the first period on Saturday, the NHL announced.

Fistric will lose $16,216.23 in salary, which will be sent to the Players’ Emergency Assistance Fund.

Fistric will be eligible to return on Dec. 15 against the Islanders.