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Sport Flames' Tkachuk suspended 1 game

01:28  08 december  2017
01:28  08 december  2017 Source:   sportsxchange.com

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Calgary Flames forward Matthew Tkachuk has been suspended one game for his actions in the line brawl that broke out in Calgary's game against the Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday. Tkachuk said. "It's a joke that a guy like that would Just do something pretty stupid that kind of started everything.

Calgary Flames forward Matthew Tkachuk was suspended one game by the NHL Department of Player Safety on Friday. Tkachuk is considered a repeat offender under the terms of the NHL collective bargaining agreement and, based on his average annual salary, will forfeit ,280.49.

Calgary Flames forward Matthew Tkachuk (19) received a one-game suspension for unsportsmanlike conduct in Wednesday's game. © John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports Calgary Flames forward Matthew Tkachuk (19) received a one-game suspension for unsportsmanlike conduct in Wednesday's game. Calgary Flames forward Matthew Tkachuk received a one-game suspension from the NHL for unsportsmanlike conduct during Wednesday's game against the Toronto Maple Leafs.

The suspension is the third in 103 career games for Tkachuk. The 19-year-old is considered a repeat offender under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement and will forfeit $11,280.49.

Tkachuk speared Maple Leafs forward Matt Martin from the bench with 5:53 remaining in the first period of Wednesday's game. He was not assessed a penalty on the play, however.

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TORONTO -- Calgary Flames forward Matthew Tkachuk has been suspended one game by the NHL for a spearing incident in Wednesday's game against Toronto. Tkachuk will sit as Calgary tries to end a three-game losing streak Thursday night in Montreal. He will also forfeit ,280.49 in salary.

Calgary Flames forward Matthew Tkachuk has been suspended one game by the NHL for a spearing incident in Wednesday's game against Toronto. Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock calls Calgary forward's actions 'junior hockey stuff'. Kyle Cicerella · The Canadian Press · December 8, 2017.

"That's junior hockey stuff," Toronto coach Mike Babcock told reporters. "He'll learn over time but you gotta give Tkachuk credit -- he played a good game, he played hard. No reason for that stuff."

Tkachuk received a one-game suspension last month for tapping the leg of Detroit Red Wings defenseman Luke Witkowski as he headed to the locker room after a fight. The action ignited a brawl between the two teams, with Witkowski receiving a 10-game ban.

Tkachuk also received a two-game suspension in March 2016 for an elbow to the face of Los Angeles Kings defenseman Drew Doughty.

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