Islanders’ Ross Johnston suspended three games, fined $15,000 for illegal check

Ross Johnston blue jersey Devils behind him

Ross Johnston blue jersey Devils behind him

The NHL revealed on Friday night that Islanders forward Ross Johnston has actually been suspended for 3 video games and fined $15,000 for an unlawful check versus the Devils on Thursday night.

In the very first quarter of Thursday’s 3-2 win over the Devils, Johnston inspected forward A.J. Greer into the boards, extending his left elbow into Greer’s head at the same time. Johnson was offered a small charge for the hit.

Johnson’s fine will go towards the NHL’s Gamers’ Emergency situation Help fund.

The 27-year-old has actually appeared in 12 video games for the Islanders this season, tallying one point while acquiring 35 charge minutes. In 86 profession video games with the Islanders, Johnston has actually accumulated 202 charge minutes.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.