Columbus Dispatch "Blue Jackets center Derek MacKenzie was suspended three games by the NHL for a hit from behind on Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson on Thursday. Although no penalty was called, the league determined yesterday that MacKenzie was guilty of boarding midway through the first period of..." January 04
NHL.com "Columbus Blue Jackets forward Derek MacKenzie has been suspended for three games, without pay, for boarding Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson during NHL Game No. 620 in Phoenix on Thursday, Jan. 2, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today. The..." January 03
Columbus Dispatch "Blue Jackets center Derek MacKenzie will have a hearing with the NHL department of player safety this afternoon for a hit on Phoenix defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson last night. Ekman-Larsson was knocked out of the game in the first period with what the Coyotes called an upper-body injury. He..." January 03
#CBJ C Derek MacKenzie out tonight.
#CBJ D Nikita Nikitin won't play at Buffalo. C Derek MacKenzie is day-to-day w/upper body injury suffered last night Richards said.