ADVERTISEMENT

Canucks defenseman Tucker Poolman suspended for 2 games

November 12, 2021 GMT
Anaheim Ducks' Trevor Zegras (46) and Vancouver Canucks' Tucker Poolman (5) vie for the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)
Anaheim Ducks' Trevor Zegras (46) and Vancouver Canucks' Tucker Poolman (5) vie for the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)
Anaheim Ducks' Trevor Zegras (46) and Vancouver Canucks' Tucker Poolman (5) vie for the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — Vancouver Canucks defenseman Tucker Poolman was suspended for two games without pay by the NHL on Friday for high-sticking Colorado Avalanche forward Kiefer Sherwood.

Poolman was assessed a match penalty midway through the third period in the Canucks’ 7-1 loss in Denver on Thursday night. The suspension will cost Poolman $25,000.

Poolman has an assist in 13 games this season.