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Oilers' Hall suspended two games for kneeing

Friday, 02.22.2013 / 6:30 PM / News

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Oilers' Hall suspended two games for kneeing
Edmonton Oilers forward Taylor Hall has been suspended for two games for kneeing, the NHL’s Department of Player Safety announced today.

NEW YORK -- Edmonton Oilers forward Taylor Hall has been suspended for two games for kneeing Minnesota Wild forward Cal Clutterbuck in NHL Game No. 246 in Edmonton on Thursday, Feb. 21, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today.

Under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement, and based on his average annual salary, Hall will forfeit $9,729.72. The money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.

The incident occurred at 17:27 of the third period. Hall was assessed a major penalty for kneeing and a game misconduct.

For a full explanation of the decision, complete with video, please click on the following link: http://video.nhl.com/videocenter/console?catid=60&id=205016&lang=en.

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