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Pro Sports Daily:
Coyotes enforcer Paul Bissonnette is appealing the 10-game suspension he was issued Monday by the NHL for leaving the bench in an illegal line change during an altercation in Sunday’s preseason game at Jobing.com Arena against the Los Angeles Kings.
Bissonnette’s agent Mark Guy confirmed the decision.
In the first period of Sunday’s game defenseman Rusty Klesla was leveled with an open-ice body check from Kings center Jordan Nolan and had to be taken off the ice on a stretcher. After that Nolan became an easy target for the Coyotes and center Martin Hanzal elbowed Nolan along the boards later in the period.
A scrum ensued and that’s when Bissonnette made an illegal line change coming off the bench before a teammate returned to it to join the action. He was given a game misconduct for leaving the bench and that triggers an automatic 10-game suspension.
The appeal process was revamped under the new collective bargaining agreement. An appeal first will be heard by Commissioner Gary...
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Coyotes forward Paul Bissonnette will appeal his 10-game suspension for leaving the bench on an illegal line change during an altercation in Sundays preseason game at Jobing.com Arena against the Los Angeles Kings, his agent, Mark Guy confirmed.
In the first period of Sundays game,Kings center Jordan Nolan dropped Coyotesdefenseman Rusty Klesla with an open-ice hit. Klesla was taken...
GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Phoenix Coyotes President and CEO Anthony LeBlanc announced Thursday that Wednesday night's intrasquad scrimmage game to benefit the families of the Granite Mountain Hotshots raised a total of 165,198. All of the money raised will be distributed directly to the families of the firefighters that were lost in the Yarnell Hill fire on June 30.
"We are overwhelmed...
On Wednesday night the Phoenix Coyotes played an intra-squad scrimmage but it wasn't your ordinary scrimmage. It was attended by more than 6300 fans at Jobing.com Arena and it was played to benefit the families of the 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots firefighters who lost their lives battling a wild fire in late June.
In total the Coyotes raised $165198 for the families and took...
According to Sarah McLellan of AzCentral sports, the Coyotes' Paul Bisonette's agent has said he will be appealing the 10 game automatic suspension he received after leaving the bench to fight the Kings' Jordan Nolan:
#Coyotes Paul Bissonnette will be appealing his 10-game suspension, according to his agent, Mark Guy.
— Sarah McLellan (@azc_mclellan...
After two rather pensive showings against the Phoenix Coyotes which resultes in a split squad 4-2 and 5-1 loss the Kings looked more like the real deal last night stomping on the Ducks 6-0.
Again, that fun phrase, "It's only preseason" Should be adhered to, but this was nice to see for a couple of different reasons.
Goals for the Kings came from Carter twice,...