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Oilers forward Alex Chiasson suspended one game for cross-checking

NEW YORK — Edmonton Oilers forward Alex Chiasson has been suspended for one game for cross-checking Toronto Maple Leafs forward Jimmy Vesey.

The incident occurred at the end of Toronto's 3-0 win at Edmonton on Monday night. Chiasson was assessed a major penalty and game misconduct for cross-checking.

Chiasson will forfeit US$18,534 in salary.

The Maple Leafs and the Oilers finish a three-game series Wednesday in Edmonton.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published March 2, 2021.

The Canadian Press

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