Longest suspensions in NHL history:
23 Gordie Dwyer, Tampa Bay Sept. 2000
Applied physical force to linesman David Brisebois and referee Mark Faucette to the ice in a fight.
23 Marty McSorley, Boston Feb. 2000
Clubbed Vancouver's Donald Brashear over the head with his stick.
21 Dale Hunter, Washington May 1993
Blindsided Pierre Turgeon of the Islanders after a goal.
20 Tom Lysiak, Chicago Oct. 1983
Intentionally tripped a linesman.
16 Eddie Shore, Boston Dec. 1933
Hit Toronto's Ace Bailey over the head with his stick.
15 Maurice Richard, Montreal Mar. 1955
Took out linesman Cliff Thompson.
15 Wilf Paiement, Colorado Oct. 1978
Hitting Detroit's Dennis Polonich in the face with his stick.
15 Dave Brown, Philadelphia Nov. 1987
Cross-checked Tomas Sandstrom of the Rangers across the face, breaking his jaw.
15 Tony Granato, Los Angeles Feb. 1994
Slashed Chicago's Neil Wilkinson.
13 Ted Green, Boston Oct. 1969
Stick-swinging incident with St. Louis' Wayne Maki; Green missed the season because due to his injuries.
13 Wayne Maki, St. Louis Oct. 1969
Stick-swinging incident with Boston's Ted Green.
12 Brantt Myhres, San Jose Feb. 1999
Left the bench to hit Mattias Norstrom in the head on the Los Angeles bench.
12 Matt Johnson, Los Angeles Nov. 1998
Punching Jeff Beukeboom of the Rangers in the back of the head; Beukeboom eventually retired.
12 Ron Hextall, Philadelphia May 1989
Fighting with Montreal's Chris Chelios.
12 David Shaw, New York Rangers Oct. 1988
High-sticking Pittsburgh's Mario Lemieux.
10 Jimmy Mann, Winnipeg Jan. 1982
Sucker punched Pittsburgh's Paul Gardner.
10 Ruslan Salei, Anaheim Oct. 1999
Pushed Dallas' Mike Modano from behind, sending him into the boards head first.
--Research by ROY JURGENS