Oilers' McDavid not expected to be disciplined for hit on Kings' Kempe

Connor McDavid was ejected and given a five-minute major for boarding Adrian Kempe.

Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid is not expected to receive any supplementary discipline for his hit on Los Angeles Kings forward Adrian Kempe.

While battling for the puck in the corner in the Kings end, McDavid put a shoulder into the back of Kempe, who slammed face-first against the glass, at 13:27 of the third period and the score 2-1 for L.A. McDavid was issued a major and a game misconduct, and sent to the dressing room.

On the resulting five-minute power play, the Kings scored three goals to put the game out of reach.

Kempe, who was shaken up and bloodied on the play, later returned to the game, scoring the first of the three power-play goals with McDavid off.

McDavid, who is Edmonton's (and the league's) second-leading scorer with 16 goals and 26 assists for 42 points in 22 games, had 10 minutes in penalties before Sunday's game.

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