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Shaw suspended three games

4/17/2012

From the official NHL release:

BLACKHAWKS’ SHAW SUSPENDED FOR THREE GAMES

NEW YORK (April 17, 2012) – Chicago Blackhawks forward Andrew Shaw has been suspended for three games for charging Phoenix Coyotes goaltender Mike Smith during Game 2 of the teams’ Western Conference Quarterfinal playoff series Saturday night in Phoenix, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today.

The incident occurred at 7:11 of the second period. Shaw was assessed a major penalty for charging and game misconduct.

For a full explanation of the decision, complete with video, please click on the following link:

http://video.nhl.com/videocenter/console?catid=60&id=172552.