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Forward suspended during World Championship

Published May 21, 2023 at 12:58
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Detroit Red Wings' forward Joe Veleno is facing a significant five-game suspension after the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) acted swiftly in response to his leg stomping incident involving Nino Niederreiter.


This incident has ignited widespread controversy, as it runs counter to the fundamental principles of fair play and sportsmanship in hockey. The severity of the suspension underscores the gravity of intentional and dangerous acts on the ice.

Veleno's absence will undoubtedly impact his team's performance and tournament prospects. It serves as a poignant reminder of the crucial need for respect and accountability in the game, urging players to exercise restraint and responsibility in their actions.


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