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The following is a list of all suspensions that occured during the 2011-12 NHL season.

During the regular season, the Vancouver Canucks remained the only team that did not have any players or staff suspended or fined.

Date of Incident Offender Team Offense Date of Action Length
September 20, 2011 , Pierre-Luc Letourneau-LeblondPierre-Luc Letourneau-Leblond Calgary Flames Boarding Matt Clackson. September 22, 2011 5 games† (4 pre-season, 1 regular season)
September 21, 2011 Shelley, JodyJody Shelley Philadelphia Flyers Boarding Darryl Boyce. September 22, 2011 10 games† (5 pre-season, 5 regular season)
September 23, 2011 Wisniewski, JamesJames Wisniewski Columbus Blue Jackets Illegal hit to the head of Cal Clutterbuck. September 24, 2011 12 games† (4 pre-season, 8 regular season)
September 23, 2011 Staubitz, BradBrad Staubitz Minnesota Wild Checking Cody Bass from behind. September 26, 2011 7 games† (4 pre-season, 3 regular season)
September 24, 2011 Boyes, BradBrad Boyes Buffalo Sabres Illegal hit to the head of Joe Colborne. September 25, 2011 2 games† (2 pre-season)
September 24, 2011 , Jean-Francois JacquesJean-Francois Jacques Anaheim Ducks Leaving bench to initiate a fight with Mike Duco. September 27, 2011 9 games† (4 pre-season, 5 regular season)
September 26, 2011 Sestito, TomTom Sestito Philadelphia Flyers Checking Andre Deveaux from behind. September 28, 2011 4 games† (2 pre-season, 2 regular season)
September 28, 2011 Smith, BrendanBrendan Smith Detroit Red Wings Illegal hit to the head of Ben Smith. September 30, 2011 8 games† (3 pre-season, 5 regular season)
September 30, 2011 MacArthur, ClarkeClarke MacArthur Toronto Maple Leafs Illegal hit to the head of Justin Abdelkader. October 1, 2011 3 games† (1 pre-season, 2 regular season)
October 8, 2011 Bouchard, Pierre-MarcPierre-Marc Bouchard Minnesota Wild High sticking Matt Calvert. October 9, 2011 2 games
October 17, 2011 Letang, KrisKris Letang Pittsburgh Penguins Boarding Aleksandr Burmistrov. October 18, 2011 2 games
October 28, 2011 Sutton, AndyAndy Sutton Edmonton Oilers Elbowing Gabriel Landeskog. November 1, 2011 5 games
October 28, 2011 Carcillo, DanielDaniel Carcillo Chicago Blackhawks Hit from behind on Joni Pitkänen. October 29, 2011 2 games
November 2, 2011 Kaleta, PatrickPatrick Kaleta Buffalo Sabres Headbutt on Jakub Voracek. November 3, 2011 4 games
November 17, 2011 Stewart, ChrisChris Stewart St. Louis Blues Checking Niklas Kronwall from behind. November 18, 2011 3 games
November 23, 2011 Deveaux, AndreAndre Deveaux New York Rangers Illegal hit to the head of Tomas Fleischmann. November 23, 2011 3 games
November 26, 2011 Pacioretty, MaxMax Pacioretty Montreal Canadiens Illegal hit to the head of Kris Letang. November 28, 2011 3 games
December 3, 2011 Tootoo, JordinJordin Tootoo Nashville Predators Charging goaltender Ryan Miller December 6, 2011 2 games
December 3, 2011 Fistric, MarkMark Fistric Dallas Stars Charging Nino Niederreiter. December 7, 2011 3 games
December 6, 2011 Porter, KevinKevin Porter Colorado Avalanche Kneeing David Booth. December 8, 2011 4 games
December 7, 2011 Leino, VilleVille Leino Buffalo Sabres Elbowing Matt Read. December 8, 2011 1 game
December 7, 2011 Sutton, AndyAndy Sutton Edmonton Oilers Charging Alexei Ponikarovsky December 8, 2011 8 games
December 17, 2011 Lucic, MilanMilan Lucic Boston Bruins Checking Zac Rinaldo from behind. December 19, 2011 1 game
December 18, 2011 , Rene BourqueRene Bourque Calgary Flames Checking Brent Seabrook from behind. December 19, 2011 2 games
December 20, 2011 Engelland, DerykDeryk Engelland Pittsburgh Penguins Illegal hit to the head of Marcus Kruger. December 22, 2011 3 games
December 31, 2011 Cole, IanIan Cole St. Louis Blues Illegal hit to the head of Justin Abdelkader. January 1, 2012 3 games
December 31, 2011 Barch, KrysKrys Barch Florida Panthers Insensitive comments directed at P.K. Subban January 5, 2012 1 game
December 31, 2011 Torres, RaffiRaffi Torres Phoenix Coyotes Charging Nate Prosser January 2, 2012 2 games
January 2, 2012 Carcillo, DanielDaniel Carcillo Chicago Blackhawks Boarding Tom Gilbert January 4, 2012 7 games
January 3, 2012 , Rene BourqueRene Bourque Calgary Flames Elbowing Nicklas Backstrom. January 4, 2012 5 games
January 7, 2012 Marchand, BradBrad Marchand Boston Bruins Clipping Sami Salo. January 9, 2012 5 games
January 8, 2012 , Jean-Francois JacquesJean-Francois Jacques Anaheim Ducks Illegal hit to the head of R.J. Umberger. January 9, 2012 3 games
January 14, 2012 Byers, DaneDane Byers Columbus Blue Jackets Illegal hit to the head of Andrew Desjardins. January 16, 2012 3 games
January 21, 2012 Ference, AndrewAndrew Ference Boston Bruins Boarding Ryan McDonagh. January 22, 2012 3 games
January 22, 2012 Ovechkin, AlexanderAlexander Ovechkin Washington Capitals Charging Zbynek Michalek. January 23, 2012 3 games
February 12, 2012 Rinaldo, ZacZac Rinaldo Philadelphia Flyers Charging Jonathan Ericsson. February 13, 2012 2 games
February 18, 2012 Peters, WarrenWarren Peters Minnesota Wild Cross-checking David Backes February 19, 2012 1 game
March 8, 2012 Green, MikeMike Green Washington Capitals Illegal hit to the head of Brett Connolly March 9, 2012 3 games
March 12, 2012 Myers, TylerTyler Myers Buffalo Sabres Boarding Scott Gomez March 13, 2012 3 games
March 15, 2012 Skinner, JeffJeff Skinner Carolina Hurricanes Kicking Scott Nichol. March 16, 2012 2 games
March 20, 2012 Doan, ShaneShane Doan Phoenix Coyotes Elbowing Jamie Benn. March 21, 2012 3 games
March 21, 2012 Keith, DuncanDuncan Keith Chicago Blackhawks Elbowing Daniel Sedin. March 23, 2012 5 games
April 1, 2012 Quincey, KyleKyle Quincey Detroit Red Wings Charging Tomas Kopecky. April 2, 2012 1 game
April 5, 2012 Prosser, NateNate Prosser Minnesota Wild Head-butting Jamal Mayers. April 6, 2012 1 game
April 11, 2012 Bitz, ByronByron Bitz Vancouver Canucks Boarding Kyle Clifford. April 12, 2012 2 games‡ (2 post-season)
April 14, 2012 Hagelin, CarlCarl Hagelin New York Rangers Elbowing Daniel Alfredsson. April 15, 2012 3 games‡ (3 post-season)
April 14, 2012 Carkner, MattMatt Carkner Ottawa Senators Aggressing an unwilling Brian Boyle. April 15, 2012 1 game‡ (1 post-season)
April 14, 2012 Shaw, AndrewAndrew Shaw Chicago Blackhawks Charging goaltender Mike Smith. April 17, 2012 3 games‡ (3 post-season)
April 15, 2012 Adams, CraigCraig Adams Pittsburgh Penguins Instigator penalty in the last five minutes of a game. April 16, 2012 1 game‡ (1 post-season)
April 15, 2012 Neal, JamesJames Neal Pittsburgh Penguins Charging Claude Giroux. April 17, 2012 1 game‡ (1 post-season)
April 15, 2012 Asham, ArronArron Asham Pittsburgh Penguins Cross-checking Brayden Schenn. April 17, 2012 4 games‡ (3 post-season)*
April 14, 2012 , Nicklas BäckströmNicklas Bäckström Washington Capitals Cross-checking Rich Peverley. April 17, 2012 1 game‡ (1 post-season)
April 17, 2012 Torres, RaffiRaffi Torres Phoenix Coyotes Late charge to the head of Marian Hossa. April 21, 2012 25 games
reduced to 21 games‡ (13 post-season)*
May 4, 2012 Klesla, RostislavRostislav Klesla Phoenix Coyotes Boarding Matt Halischuk. May 6, 2012 1 game‡ (1 post-season)
May 6, 2012 Giroux, ClaudeClaude Giroux Philadelphia Flyers Illegal hit to the head of Dainius Zubrus. May 7, 2012 1 game‡ (1 post-season)
May 15, 2012 Hanzal, MartinMartin Hanzal Phoenix Coyotes Boarding Dustin Brown. May 16, 2012 1 game‡ (1 post-season)
May 20, 2012 Prust, BrandonBrandon Prust New York Rangers Elbowing Anton Volchenkov. May 20, 2012 1 game‡ (1 post-season)
  • † - the suspension covered at least one pre-season game.
  • ‡ - the suspension covered at least one post-season game.

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