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Flames' Tkachuk suspended 1 game for unsportsmanlike conduct

Calgary forward receives ban for incident vs. Detroit on Nov. 15

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Tkachuk suspended one game

Tkachuk suspended 1 game for unsportsmanlike conduct

Calgary Flames forward Matthew Tkachuk has been suspended one game for unsportsmanlike conduct during a matchup against the Detroit Red Wings

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NEW YORK -- Calgary Flames forward Matthew Tkachuk has been suspended for one game, without pay, for unsportsmanlike conduct during NHL Game No. 275 in Detroit on Wednesday, Nov. 15, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today.

The incident occurred at 14:04 of the third period.

Tkachuk is considered a repeat offender under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement and, based on his average annual salary, will forfeit $11,280.49. The money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.

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