NHL and NHLPA statement on Vyacheslav Voynov's suspension

The NHLPA and NHL announced today that Arbitrator Shyam Das has issued his decision with respect to the appeal of defenseman Vyacheslav Voynov’s one-season suspension.


NHL AND NHLPA STATEMENT ON VYACHESLAV VOYNOV’S SUSPENSION

NEW YORK/TORONTO (May 23, 2019) The National Hockey League Players’ Association and National Hockey League announced today that Arbitrator Shyam Das has issued his decision with respect to the appeal of defenseman Vyacheslav Voynov’s one-season suspension issued pursuant to Article 18-A of the NHL/NHLPA Collective Bargaining Agreement.  Arbitrator Das upheld the Commissioner's determination that Voynov be suspended for the equivalent of one NHL season, but found that he is to be credited with having already served 41 games of such suspension during the 2018-19 regular season.  Accordingly, the suspension will remain in effect until the mid-point of the 2019-20 regular season.

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