Oilers' Chiasson suspended 1 game for cross-checking Leafs' Vesey
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Edmonton Oilers forward Alex Chiasson was suspended one game for cross-checking Toronto Maple Leafs forward Jimmy Vesey, the NHL Department of Player Safety announced Tuesday.

Chiasson was assessed a five-minute major and a game misconduct. The play occurred after the final buzzer Monday, which the league factored into its decision.

"This is not a hockey play," the league said in its explanation. "This is a forceful, high cross-check delivered to an opponent after the game has ended."

Chiasson had never received supplemental discipline through his 536-game NHL career. The 30-year-old has contributed four goals and seven points through 17 games this season.

The Leafs won Monday's tilt 3-0 and look to sweep the three-game set against the Oilers on Wednesday in Edmonton.

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