Oilers forward Chiasson nets 1-game suspension

NEW YORK — Edmonton Oilers forward Alex Chiasson has been suspended for one game by the NHL 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 $18,534 in salary.

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

Toronto won the first two by a combined 7-0 score, and both games were played without the Maple Leafs leading scorer, Auston Matthews.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

Original article: https://www.espn.com/nhl/story/_/id/30992386/edmonton-oilers-lose-alex-chiasson-one-game-suspension-cross-check-monday-loss

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