Roy avoids suspension for throat-slashing gesture

 

 
 
 
 
Andre Roy of the Flames dukes it out with St Louis winger Cam Janssen.
 

Andre Roy of the Flames dukes it out with St Louis winger Cam Janssen.

Photograph by: Ted Rhodes, Calgary Herald

One escaped the long arm of the law.

The other? Well, no one knows.

Calgary Flames enforcer Andre Roy, whose throat-slashing gesture from last week's game against the Columbus Blue Jackets caught the attention of the National Hockey League's justice department, will not be suspended.

Fined? Maybe.

But Roy -- who, three years ago, was suspended for two games for the identical offence -- is available to the Flames for Wednesday's game against the visiting Buffalo Sabres.

However, Robyn Regehr may not be so lucky -- the Flames still don't know the big defender's fate.

Regehr, also in last week's game against Columbus, had crosschecked Derek Dorsett in the forehead. He was assessed a double-minor for high-sticking.

 
 
 
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Andre Roy of the Flames dukes it out with St Louis winger Cam Janssen.
 

Andre Roy of the Flames dukes it out with St Louis winger Cam Janssen.

Photograph by: Ted Rhodes, Calgary Herald

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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