Oilers' Kassian fined $2,500 for unsportsmanlike conduct vs. Avalanche in Game 2

Colorado Avalanche goaltender Darcy Kuemper (35) blocks a shot by Edmonton Oilers right wing Zack Kassian (44) during the first period in Game 1 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Western Conference finals Tuesday, May 31, 2022, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Edmonton Oilers forward Zack Kassian has been fined $2,500 for "unsportsmanlike conduct" against the Colorado Avalanche in Game 2 of the Western Conference Final on Thursday night.

Kassian received a penalty for ripping off the helmet of Avalanche defenceman Bowen Byram, which seemingly led to his fine.

The Oilers are trailing the Avalanche 2-0 as the series shifts back to Edmonton for Game 3. You can watch the game live on Sportsnet on Saturday night at 8 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. MT.

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