NHL

Hall suspended two games for kneeing Clutterbuck

{eot}
TSN.ca Staff
2/22/2013 7:37:02 PM
Decrease Text SizeIncrease Text Size
Text Size

Edmonton Oilers forward Taylor Hall has been suspended two games for kneeing Minnesota Wild forward Cal Clutterbuck during Thursday's game.

Hall appeared to deliver a knee-on-knee hit to Clutterbuck, who had to be helped off the ice and didn't return to the game.

Hall received a five-minute kneeing penalty as well as a 10-minute and game misconduct penalty for the hit, which came with under three minutes left in the third period of Edmonton's 3-1 home loss to the Wild.

Wild head coach Mike Yeo said on Friday that Clutterbuck suffered a thigh contusion and the injured forward was seen walking on crutches.

Clutterbuck also stated that he thought Hall's hit was reckless.

"We have been informed of the league's decision to suspend Taylor Hall for two games," said Oilers general manager Steve Tambellini in a statement. "We respect their decision and will make the appropriate lineup changes for (Saturday's) game against Phoenix."

This is Hall's first NHL suspension.

Taylor Hall (Photo: Rich Lam/Getty Images)

zoom

(Photo: Rich Lam/Getty Images)
Share This

Share This

Add to FacebookAdd to DiggAdd to FarkAdd to TwitterAdd to Stumble UponAdd to Reddit
Print this Story

2014-15 NHL Preview

From The Hockey Insider

TSN's Bob McKenzie sets up the start of training camp, going one-on-one with the GMs from all seven Canadian teams.


WATCH: Bryan Murray - Ottawa Senators

WATCH: Dave Nonis - Toronto Maple Leafs

WATCH: Kevin Cheveldayoff - Winnipeg Jets

WATCH: Marc Bergevin - Montreal Canadiens

WATCH: Brad Treliving - Calgary Flames

WATCH: Craig MacTavish - Edmonton Oilers

WATCH: Jim Benning - Vancouver Canucks


TSN.ca previews what to expect out of the NHL's 30 teams as we count down to puck drop. Check daily for team previews and updates on each Canadian franchise leading up to Oct. 8.


Latest Preview: Colorado Avalanche






TSN TweetBox
© 2014
All rights reserved.
Bell Media Television