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DEVILS’ PROUT SUSPENDED TWO GAMES FOR INTERFERENCE

New Jersey Devils defenseman Dalton Prout has been suspended for two games, without pay, for interference against Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Radko Gudas during NHL Game No. 1161 in Philadelphia on Saturday, April 1, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today.

The incident occurred at 7:59 of the second period. Prout was assessed a major penalty for interference and game misconduct.

Prout is considered a repeat offender under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement and, based on his average annual salary, will forfeit $38,414.64. 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/prout-suspended-two-games/t-277440360/c- 51080303.

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