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.