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Stars' Niskanen injured, to miss game

Updated: October 22, 2009, 6:49 PM ET
By Richard Durrett | ESPNDallas.com

The NHL suspended Anahiem Ducks forward Evgeny Artyukhin for three games without pay Thursday for what the league called "a slew-footing incident" against Dallas Stars defenseman Matt Niskanen of Wednesday's game.

Niskanen suffered a head injury that will keep him out of Thursday's game against Los Angeles.

Since Artyukhin was suspended for two games in January 2009, he is considered a repeat offender. He'll forfeit $34,756.11 in salary based on the number of games (82), rather than ...

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