Paul Bissonnette's ban reduced

Updated: September 28, 2013, 11:34 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- The NHL reduced Phoenix Coyotes forward Paul Bissonnette's suspension for leaving the bench to join an altercation from 10 regular-season games to three Saturday

In a Sept. 13 preseason game against Los Angeles, Bissonnette was assessed a game misconduct under Rule 70.6, an infraction that calls for an automatic suspension for 10 regular-season games. The Phoenix enforcer went after Jordan Nolan after his hit on the Coyotes' Rostislav Klesla.

The NHL said that during ...

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