New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Los Angeles Kings forward Jordan Nolan has
been suspended for two games without pay by the National Hockey League on
Nolan was assessed a minor penalty for boarding Detroit forward Darren Helm at
the 3:53 mark of the third period in Friday’s 5-2 Red Wings victory.
Under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement and, as a repeat
offender, Nolan will forfeit $17,073.18 which automatically goes to the
Players’ Emergency Assistance Fund.
He will also miss Kings contests on Sunday at Carolina and Tuesday in Dallas
before being eligible to return on Nov. 6 against the Islanders.
Nolan was required to sit out one game last March for sucker-punching
Edmonton’s Jesse Joensuu.