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NHL Suspends Klesla for One Game

by Staff Writer / Arizona Coyotes

NEW YORK -- Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Rostislav Klesla has been suspended for one game for boarding Nashville Predators forward Matt Halischuk during the teams’ Western Conference Semifinal game in Nashville on Friday, May 4, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today.

The incident occurred at 6:39 of the first period. A minor penalty for boarding was assessed on the play.

For a full explanation of the decision, complete with video, please click here.

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