Hawks' Nick Boynton suspended

Updated: September 24, 2010, 4:14 PM ET
By Jesse Rogers | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- Blackhawks defenseman Nick Boynton has been suspended one game for making a throat-slashing gesture after fighting Tampa Bay's Blair Jones Wednesday night, the league announced Friday.

Boynton and Jones fought after Boynton checked Chris Durno in a near knee-to-knee collision. After the fight, it appeared Boynton made a throat-slashing gesture and he was given a game misconduct.

Boynton will have to sit out the Blackhawks' regular-season opener in Colorado on Oct. ...

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