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Rick Rypien suspended pending hearing

Updated: October 20, 2010, 10:45 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

TORONTO -- Vancouver Canucks enforcer Rick Rypien was suspended indefinitely Wednesday, pending a hearing, for grabbing a fan Tuesday night in a loss in Minnesota.

A Friday morning hearing in New York has been set for Rypien, commissioner Gary Bettman and NHL disciplinarian Colin Campbell, league sources told ESPN.com's Pierre LeBrun.

While headed to locker room after being assessed a double minor for roughing and 10-minute misconduct in the second period, Rypien reached up and shoved ...

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