National Hockey League roundup
(The Sports Xchange) - Dallas forward Ryan Garbutt was suspended for three games for slew-footing Winnipeg Jets defenseman Dustin Byfuglien during the Stars' 5-2 loss on Tuesday night, the NHL Department of Player Safety announced Thursday.
Garbutt was whistled for a tripping minor at 12:17 of the third period. According to terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement, the suspension will cost him $65,853.66.
The St. Louis Blues activated defenseman Jay Bouwmeester from injured reserve and placed defenseman Carl Gunnarsson on IR.
Bouwmeester, 31, has two points and eight penalty minutes in 20 games this season. The 6-foot-4, 212-pounder missed the past eight games with a lower-body injury.
The Anaheim Ducks made a series of roster moves on Thursday before beginning a road trip, activating goaltender Jason LaBarbera and assigning forward Dany Heatley to the American Hockey League on a long-term injury conditioning loan.
Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Stuart Percy was assigned to the Toronto Marlies of the American Hockey League. Continued...