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NHL Suspends DeAngelo for Three Games

Coyotes defenseman Anthony DeAngelo violated Physical Abuse of Officials rule

by NHL @NHL / Arizona Coyotes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017

NEW YORK - Arizona Coyotes defenseman Anthony DeAngelo has been suspended for three games, without pay, for violating Rule 40.4 (Physical Abuse of Officials) during NHL Game No. 556 in Calgary on Saturday, Dec. 31, the National Hockey League announced today.

The incident occurred at 20:00 of the second period. DeAngelo was assessed a game misconduct for abuse of officials.

Under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement and, based on his average annual salary, DeAngelo will forfeit $14,388.90. The money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.

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