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Oilers’ Nurse Suspended One Game

NEW YORK – Edmonton Oilers defenseman Darnell Nurse has been suspended for one game for instigating a fight during the final five minutes of Game 4 of the team’s Second Round series against the Vegas Golden Knights on Wednesday, May 10, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today.

In addition, Oilers head coach Jay Woodcroft has been fined $10,000.

Nurse was assessed a minor penalty for instigating, a major penalty for fighting and a 10-minute misconduct for instigating at 19:10 of the third period.

Both the suspension to the player and the fine of the coach are automatic for a violation of Rule 46.21.

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