Zack Kassian: Edmonton Oilers winger suspended seven games



The NHL announced Friday that Edmonton winger Zack Kassian has been suspended 7 online games for kicking Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Erik Cernak in the upper body, blade very first, for the duration of the first period of Thursday’s video game.

As a repeat offender, Kassian’s seven-recreation suspension will value him $166,463.41 in income.

Cernak was briefly sitting down on Kassian and Kassian’s teammate Josh Archibald. But as Kassian pushed himself cost-free, he aimed the kick at Cernak to get Cernak off his teammate.