NHL suspends Tampa Bay forward Pat Maroon for unsportsmanlike conduct

NEW YORK (May 9, 2021) – Tampa Bay Lightning forward Pat Maroon has been suspended for one game, without pay, for unsportsmanlike conduct during NHL Game No. 857 in Sunrise, Fla., on Saturday, May 8, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today.

The incident occurred at 13:58 of the third period. Maroon was assessed a minor penalty for roughing and a misconduct.

Under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement and, based on his average annual salary, Maroon will forfeit $7,758.62. The money goes to the Players’ Emergency Assistance Fund.

For a full explanation of the decision, complete with video, please click on the following link: https://www.nhl.com/video/maroon-suspended-one-game/t-277440360/c-8311439.

Pat Maroon

COURTESY NHLmedia.com

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