NHL Predators Coach Fines $25K for Inappropriate Conduct




John Haynes, coach of the Nashville Predators, looks during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Dallas Stars, Wednesday, February 9, 2022, in Dallas.  Dallas won 4-3.  (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)

John Haynes, coach of the Nashville Predators, looks during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Dallas Stars, Wednesday, February 9, 2022, in Dallas. Dallas won 4-3. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)

New York (AFP) – Nashville Predators coach John Haynes was fined $25,000 by the National Hockey League for inappropriate behavior at the end of a 4-1 loss to Washington.

The league announced the fine Thursday.

Hynes was assessed as game misconduct at the end of Tuesday night’s loss in Nashville. This was the Predators’ third loss in a row, and they also had four penalties before the misconduct in the game against Heinz.

Predators are currently sitting in the first wild spot in the Western Conference. They lead the National Hockey League for the largest (192) penalty kicks and the largest (33) penalty kicks, and the average 12.9 penalty minutes per game is also the highest in the league.

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