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Kane suspended three games for actions in Sharks game

Forward punished for physical abuse of officials in third period on Sunday

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL

NEW YORK - San Jose Sharks forward Evander Kane has been suspended for three games, without pay, for violating Rule 40.4 (Physical Abuse of Officials) during NHL Preseason Game No. 105 in Las Vegas on Sunday, Sept. 29, the National Hockey League announced today.

The incident occurred at 12:51 of the third period. Kane was assessed a game misconduct for abuse of officials.

Under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement and, based on his average annual salary, Kane will forfeit $112,903.23. The money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.

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