NEW YORK — Florida Panthers Forward William Lockwood was suspended for three games, without pay, for obstructing the goalie against Marc-Andre Fleury of the Minnesota Wild in NHL Game 704 in Florida on Friday, January 19, the National Hockey League Department of Player Safety announced today.
The incident occurred at 2:13 of the first period. Lockwood was assessed a minor interference penalty.
Under the terms of the collective agreement and based on his average annual salary, Lockwood will lose $12,109.38. The money goes to the Players’ Emergency Assistance Fund.