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Andrew Shaw suspended 3 games

Updated: April 18, 2012, 12:40 AM ET
ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- Blackhawks center Andrew Shaw was suspended three games for his hit on Phoenix Coyotes goaltender Mike Smith in Game 2 of their Western Conference quarterfinals.

Smith was playing the puck behind the net when Shaw barreled into him in the second period. Smith lay motionless on the ice for several minutes, but finished the game.

Shaw was assessed a five-minute major and game misconduct.

"The contact Shaw makes with Smith is not incidental," NHL disciplinarian ...

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