Jordan Nolan suspended 1 game for incident vs. Oilers
The NHL has suspended Los Angeles Kings forward Jordan Nolan has been suspended for one game for punching an unsuspecting opponent.
The incident occurred at 19:56 of the second period of the Kings' 4-2 road win over Edmonton on Sunday. Nolan punched Oilers forward Jesse Joensuu in the jaw in front of the Kings goal during a scrum.
Joensuu's arms were tied up by a linesman and the scrum was dissipating when Nolan threw his punch.
Nolan was assessed a double-minor penalty for roughing on the play. He will forfeit US$3,589.74 in salary.