Luke Witkowski suspended for 10 games

After his role in last night’s melee with the Flames, Luke Witkowski has been suspended for 10 games. As Witkowski was booted from the game and was heading for the dressing room, Matthew Tkachuk gave him a slash and he returned to the ice, which is ultimately the cause of the 10-game suspension.

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As stated on Sportsnet, if a player is ordered to leave the game and they do so and come back on the ice, that player is automatically to be suspended for 10 games. That’s exactly what went down, so, predictably, the Wings will be without Witkowski for 10 games.