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Sports Report: NHL warns Flames, Oilers; Parros expected to attend rematch

15:05  17 january  2020
15:05  17 january  2020 Source:   thescore.com

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29 rematch between these two rivals and specifically I think the NHL certainly took issue with some of the So know this – George Parros is expected to be in the building for the Jan. Not sure about the Flames but I believe the Edmonton Oilers are going to pay close attention to what happens with the

NHL Department of Player Safety head George Parros will reportedly attend the next "Battle of Alberta" matchup Zack Kassian and Matthew Tkachuk's feud has the Edmonton Oilers , Calgary Flames and the LeBrun reported that NHL Department of Player Safety head George Parros and the league 's

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The NHL is talking to both the Calgary Flames and the Edmonton Oilers in an effort to ensure the Battle of Alberta doesn't get further out of hand.

"(Senior vice president of player safety) George Parros and (executive vice president and director of hockey operations) Colin Campbell were on the phone on Wednesday in separate calls with the (general managers) from the Battle of Alberta trying to calm those waters down ahead of the Jan. 29 rematch between these two rivals," TSN's Pierre LeBrun reported on Thursday's edition of "Insider Trading."

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LeBrun reported that NHL Department of Player Safety head George Parros and the league 's director of hockey operations, Colin Campbell, held separate Insider Trading: Flames , Oilers looking for a top 6 forward; Eyeing Leafs? TSN Hockey Insiders Darren Dreger, Pierre LeBrun and Bob McKenzie

HC analyst Brian Burke joins Lead Off to weigh in on the Matthew Tkachuk vs. Zack Kassian rivalry, says he would've preferred no action from the league , but says Tkachuk will probably have to fight Oilers , but doesn’t have to be with a heavyweight We expect him to play his game and be himself."

Parros is expected to be at Rogers Place in Edmonton for the game, LeBrun added.

Parros assessed Oilers forward Zack Kassian a two-game suspension Monday after Kassian repeatedly punched Flames winger Matthew Tkachuk following Tkachuk's hit on Kassian during Saturday's matchup between the two clubs.

Kassian later said he'd "do it again" and called Tkachuk a "p***y" for not wanting to fight him. Tkachuk said if Kassian doesn't want to get hit, he should "stay off the tracks."

After the Jan. 29 meeting in Edmonton, the provincial rivals will meet again three days later in Calgary and then once more in their final regular-season contest April 4 at the Saddledome.

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