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Thornton suspended one game for actions in Sharks game

Center disciplined for illegal check to head against Golden Knights forward Nosek in Game 3

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL

Thornton suspended one game

Thornton suspended one game for illegal head check

San Jose Sharks forward Joe Thornton has been suspended one game for an illegal check to the head on Vegas Golden Knights forward Tomas Nosek

  • 01:52 •

NEW YORK -- San Jose Sharks forward Joe Thornton has been suspended for one game for an illegal check to the head of Vegas Golden Knights forward Tomas Nosek during Game 3 of the teams' First Round series in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 14, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today.

The incident occurred at 16:45 of the second period. Thornton was assessed a minor penalty for illegal check to the head.

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