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BREAKING: Player Gets Slapped With Major Suspension After Trying To Injure Player

Published January 19, 2024 at 7:42 PM
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In a recent development, Seattle Kraken forward Yanni Gourde faced a hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety, raising questions about potential consequences.


The outcome is a two-game suspension for charging Edmonton Oilers defenseman Mattias Ekholm during the Kraken's 4-2 loss. Gourde's leap at Ekholm, resulting in a major penalty, had fans anticipating NHL intervention.




Despite penalties on both sides, the Oilers seized the opportunity, with Zach Hyman scoring on the power-play for a crucial win.

Gourde's suspension sidelines him for key matchups against the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Chicago Blackhawks, making his return possible when the Kraken host the St. Louis Blues next Friday.
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