NHL PR: Colorado Avalanche forward Nazem Kadri appeal of his eight-game suspension for an illegal check to the head of Justin Faulk was upheld by an independent arbitrator.
Kadri is eligible to return after Game 6 of the Avalanche’s series with the Vegas Golden Knights. (The series is 3-2 in favor of the Golden Knights)
Frank Seravalli: “In his ruling, NHL/NHLPA neutral arbitrator Shyam Das writes that Gary Bettman’s decision is supported by “substantial evidence” that the progressive discipline applied to Kadri was appropriate.’
Bruins coach fined $25,000
NHL PR: Boston Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy was fined $25,000 for his comments made towards the official after Game 5 against the New York Islanders.