UPDATE: The NHL has suspended Vancouver Canucks defenceman Tucker Poolman for two games for high-sticking Colorado Avalanche forward Kiefer Sherwood. This the first suspension of Poolman’s NHL career.
Vancouver’s Tucker Poolman has been suspended for two games for High-sticking Colorado’s Kiefer Sherwood. https://t.co/HyKt2z9Gw2
— NHL Player Safety (@NHLPlayerSafety) November 12, 2021
Former University of North Dakota defensemen Tucker Poolman has a hearing with the NHL’s Department of Player Safety. His hearing will be on Friday.
Tucker Poolman will have a hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety on Friday.
The Canucks defenseman is facing discipline for high-sticking against Avalanche forward Kiefer Sherwood.https://t.co/hkGrXAgU89
— NHL.com (@NHLdotcom) November 12, 2021
At the 9:39 mark of the third period, Poolman was assessed a match penalty for high-sticking Avalanche forward Kiefer Sherwood. In 133 career NHL games with the Winnipeg Jets and the Vancouver Canucks, the East Grand Forks, Minnesota native has 20 points (five goals, 15 assists). This season, Poolman has one assist in 13 games.
Per the CBA, the 28-year-old Poolman is not a repeat offender.