Byers Suspended

According to, Dane Byers has been suspended one game by the NHL following last night’s game vs. Vancouver. Byers recieved an instigator penalty for his fight with less than five minutes remaining in the game, a penalty that comes with an automatic one game suspension. Byers will forfeit one game check as well. John Tortorella was also fined $10,000 for the incident. Canucks forward Shane O’Brien may also be suspended for using his stick to poke Sean Avery while both players were at the benches. The NHL is discussing O’Brien’s status and will render a decision soon.

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