The San Jose Sharks took a somewhat giant chew out of the Canucks on Friday, blanking the staff 4-0.
And it seems no less than one Canuck wasn’t prepared to go away California with out extracting some flesh of his personal.
With simply 40 seconds left within the recreation, throughout a tussle alongside the boards, Vancouver left winger Antoine Roussel appeared to open his mouth and chomp the hand of San Jose’s Marc-Edouard Vlasic.
Roussel was despatched to the locker room early, and on Saturday he was awarded a stiffer penalty.
The NHL Division of Participant Security has fined Roussel $5,000 for the chew, the most important penalty he can obtain below the gamers’ affiliation’s collective bargaining settlement.
The money goes to the Gamers’ Emergency Help Fund.
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It’s not the primary time a Canuck has made headlines for inappropriate gnashing.
Again in Sport 1 of the 2011 Stanley Cup closing towards Boston, Alex Burrows appeared to chew Patrice Bergeron’s finger.
Burrows escaped and not using a suspension within the incident, after the NHL concluded there was no proof he had deliberately bit the Boston centre.
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