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Ryan Garbutt | Winger

Team: Dallas Stars
Age / DOB:  (29) / 8/12/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 195
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Ryan Garbutt has finished serving his three-game suspension.
Garbutt was suspended for slew-footing Dustin Byfuglien of the Winnipeg Jets. Stars' coach Lindy Ruff is hoping that Garbutt has learned his lesson. "We’ve had a lot of discussions, (GM) Jim (Nill) and I have had discussions with him, because we just feel it’s that important that he change the way he approaches some of those situations when he’s on the ice," said Ruff. "Because when he plays the way he can play, he’s been a very good player for us. But we have to find a happy medium for him." Dec 21 - 10:04 AM

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Ryan Garbutt has been suspended for three games for slew-footing Winnipeg's Dustin Byfuglien.

The incident occurred on Tuesday night and it earned Garbutt a minor penalty for tripping. This is the second time he's been suspended this season and as a repeat offender under the terms of the CBA, he will forfeit $65,853.66 based on his average annual salary. Garbutt will be eligible to return on Sunday, Dec. 21.
Source: NHL.com
Dec 11 - 1:54 PM

Ryan Garbutt will have a hearing with the Department of Player Safety on Thursday morning.

The meeting will discuss his slew-foot on Winnipeg defenseman Dustin Byfuglien. Garbutt was suspended for two games for kneeing Edmonton's Taylor Hall on Nov. 25.
Dec 10 - 10:48 AM

After being benched in Dallas' last game against Detroit, Ryan Garbutt had a solid showing against Montreal on Saturday.

Garbutt had a goal and six hits in 15:28 of ice time against the Canadiens. Coach Lindy Ruff mentioned that he was fed up of Garbutt's lack of discipline, last week, but the forward rewarded with a solid performance.
Dec 7 - 11:48 AM

In addition to being suspended by the league recently, Ryan Garbutt is in coach Lindy Ruff's doghouse.

"We talked about the discipline. That discipline hurt us in the game. I told him I don’t want anymore," Ruff said, speaking of Thursday's 5-2 loss to the Red Wings where the forward saw his ice time shrink from 13:35 on average this season to just 5:04. GM Jim Nills has already shook up his blue line, this might be Garbutt's swan song if he doesn't shape up.
Dec 5 - 8:54 PM

Ryan Garbutt has been suspended for two games for kneeing Edmonton's Taylor Hall.

The incident occurred on Tuesday night and it earned Garbutt a minor penalty for tripping in the contest. He will be eligible to return on Dec. 2 versus Toronto.
Nov 27 - 2:13 PM

Ryan Garbutt will have a disciplinary hearing on Thursday.

The discussion will be his kneeing incident against Edmonton's Taylor Hall. Garbutt received a two minute penalty for tripping on the play.
Nov 26 - 4:11 PM

Ryan Garbutt is expected to return from his three game absence Tuesday night against the Oilers.

Garbutt is expected to skate on the fourth line to the right of Erik Cole and Shawn Horcoff. He Has just eight points, three goals, and a dozen PIMs in 18 games season.
Source: Mike Heika
Nov 25 - 8:09 PM

Ryan Garbutt (upper body) is ready to return to the Stars' lineup.

However, he skated on the team's fifth line at practice on Monday and it isn't clear if he'll play Tuesday night against Edmonton yet. A decision will be made on his status after the morning skate.
Nov 24 - 1:54 PM

Ryan Garbutt (upper body) remains out of the Stars’ lineup.

Garbutt is still probably a few days away from returning to the lineup. He has not played since Nov. 16. Garbutt has three goals and eight points in 18 games.
Nov 22 - 8:04 PM

Ryan Garbutt is projected to miss a week with an upper-body injury.

He missed Tuesday's game due to the ailment.
Nov 19 - 2:50 PM

Ryan Garbutt is dealing with an upper-body injury.

Garbutt is projected to miss Tuesday's game as a result. He has eight points and 12 penalty minutes in 18 contests this season.
Nov 18 - 12:36 PM

Ryan Garbutt potted a shorthanded goal to give Dallas a 4-3 win over Arizona on Tuesday.

It was his first point in five games and his second marker of the season. "I was just trying to hold onto it and make sure I cleared it," Garbutt said. "I just tipped it to myself and skated as fast as I could." He scored with only 1:16 remaining in the third period. Garbutt has chipped in seven points in 15 games this season.
Nov 12 - 1:57 PM

Ryan Garbutt scored his first goal of the season in Tuesday's win over Vancouver.

He also added an assist in the match to give him four points in six contests. Garbutt was a good contributor for the Stars last season, with 17 goals and 32 points in 75 games. He had 106 penalty minutes as well, but he's only posted four so far this season.
Oct 22 - 10:27 AM

Ryan Garbutt has been fined $1,474.36 for his spear to Anaheim's Corey Perry.

That is the maximum he could fined under the CBA. Garbutt was given a major penalty for spearing and game misconduct in Game 5 on Friday night for the incident. He will be eligible to play in Game 6.
Source: NHL.com
Apr 26 - 4:54 PM

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