Tuesday, December 9, 2014

NHL suspends Winnipeg Jets’ Evander Kane For Misconduct

Anaheim Ducks Clayton Stoner (3) and Sami Vatanen (45) fight with Winnipeg Jets' Evander Kane (9) during second period NHL hockey action in Winnipeg Sunday, December 7, 2014. Kane would be given a game misconduct. The Canadian Press
The Canadian Press
The NHL has given Winnipeg Jets forward Evander Kane a two-game suspension for boarding.

Kane hit Anaheim Ducks defenceman Clayton Stoner into the boards from behind at 19:49 of the second period of Sunday’s game in Winnipeg.

Kane was assessed a major penalty for checking from behind and a game misconduct.

He will forfeit US$56,451.62 in salary.

Winnipeg will be without Kane for games Tuesday in Dallas and Thursday in Colorado.

He is eligible to return for another home date with the Ducks on Saturday.

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