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RELEASE: Chiasson suspended one game

Edmonton Oilers forward Alex Chiasson has been suspended for one game, without pay, for cross-checking Toronto Maple Leafs forward Jimmy Vesey

by Press Release / EdmontonOilers.com

NEW YORK, NY - Edmonton Oilers forward Alex Chiasson has been suspended for one game, without pay, for cross-checking Toronto Maple Leafs forward Jimmy Vesey during NHL Game No. 350 in Edmonton on Monday, March 1, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today.

The incident occurred at 20:00 of the third period. Chiasson was assessed a major penalty and game misconduct for cross-checking.

Under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement and, based on his average annual salary, Chiasson will forfeit $18,534.48. The money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.

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

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