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Red Wings fined for inappropriate, unauthorized comments

Saturday, 09.22.2012 / 11:45 AM / News

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Red Wings fined for inappropriate, unauthorized comments
The NHL announced today that the Red Wings have been fined for comments made by Senior Vice President and Alternate Governor Jim Devellano

The National Hockey League announced today that the Detroit Red Wings have been fined an undisclosed amount for comments made by Red Wings Senior Vice President and Alternate Governor Jim Devellano in an interview that was published earlier this week.

"The Detroit Red Wings’ organization and the League agree that the comments made by Mr. Devellano are neither appropriate, nor authorized, nor permissible under the League's By-Laws," said NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly. "Such comments are neither constructive nor helpful to the negotiations."

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