Breaking News: NHL Issues Suspension Following Game Four of Oilers/Knights Series

Published May 11, 2023 at 3:38 PM
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An Unforgettable Night: The Oilers/Golden Knights Gam

The game between the Oilers and Golden Knights took an unpredictable turn last night, leading to a suspension and a hefty fine.

NHL's Rule on Late Instigation



According to the National Hockey League (NHL) regulations, any player who instigates in the final five minutes of a game will be automatically suspended for one game and receive a $10,000 fine. This rule was under debate concerning its application during the playoffs, but now we have clarity - it does apply.



Darnell Nurse's Suspension and Coach Woodcroft's Fine



The aftermath of the chaotic game has seen Darnell Nurse receiving a one-game suspension, adhering to the NHL's rule on late instigation. In addition, Oilers' head coach, Jay Woodcroft, was hit with a $10,000 fine.


Potential Consequences for Alex Pietrangelo



The question remains, will Alex Pietrangelo of the Golden Knights also face suspension for what has been characterized as 'dirty play'? We will have to monitor the situation closely to find out.
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