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Jordan Nolan Suspended Just One Game For Sucker Punch (Video)

The NHL came down soft on Los Angeles Kings forward Jordan Nolan. Nolan, who brutally sucker punched Edmonton Oilers’ Jesse Joensuu after a whistle on Sunday night, was slapped with nothing more than a one-game suspension. Fans in Boston might not be happy about this penalty, as Bruins enforcer Shawn Thornton was suspended 15 games for a similar act earlier this season. Check out...
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Jordan Nolan to meet with league about sucker punch

When Kings forward Jordan Nolan caught Oilers forward Jesse Joensuu with a punch while he wasn’t looking on Sunday night, the one group that was watching was the league office. According to Sportsnet’s Mark Spector, Nolan will have a phone hearing with the Department of Player Safety about the play. Nolan was assessed a double-minor for his shot to Joensuu’s face late in...
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March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kings C Jordan Nolan whiffs on check, hits boards

Jordan Nolan had a bit of a rough return to NHL action on Wednesday night as his Kings took on the Avs in Colorado. Not only did Nolan catch an elbow to the head in the first period that should have been penalized (it wasn’t), he also proceeded to lay some self-inflicted damage on himself. Nolan attempted to deliver a big open-ice hit on an Avalanche player in the second period...
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February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Jordan Nolan goes for huge hit, whiffs and injures himself

Los Angeles Kings forward Jordan Nolan went for a huge hit on Colorado Avalanche forward Patrick Bordeleau when Bordeleau moved and they clicked skates. This sent Nolan hurtling towards the boards and he injured himself, slamming his shoulder into the boards. It definitely looked horrible but Nolan was able to get up and get off under his own power. [@PeteBlackburn] The post Jordan...
Via Diehardsport
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Jordan Nolan Piles Into Sabres Broadcaster Who Was Forced to Call Game Between Benches Due to Elevator Issue (Video)

In perhaps the least shocking news of the night, something went wrong for the Buffalo Sabres. Fortunately their latest mishap didn’t result in a loss, not yet anyway, but it did throw a wrench into legendary play-by-play man Rick Jeanneret‘s plans for the night. As the longest-tenured voice in NHL history, the Hall of Fame broadcaster had probably thought he’d seen it all,...
November 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Nolan hit underscores need for more regulation

Brendan Shanahan has a difficult job. The National Hockey League's director of player safety reviews hundreds of incidents each season with his staff. No matter how diligent, thorough and reasoned his group is in its assessments, his approval ratings will always hover somewhere just above Congress'. When he doesn't hand down discipline he is largely forgotten; when he...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
September 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Rusty Klesla Stretchered Off Ice After Hit From Kings’ Jordan Nolan

Preseason hockey is officially underway, and players are already leaving the ice on stretchers and getting ejected from games. In last night’s split-squad match-up in Phoenix, the Kings and Coyotes apparently battled like it was the playoffs. Coyotes defenseman Rusty Klesla exited the ice on a stretcher after taking a brutal hit from Jordan Nolan, which eyewitnesses say made contact...
Via Next Impulse Sports
September 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Coyotes' Klesla leaves ice on stretcher after hit

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Coyotes defenseman Rusty Klesla left the ice on a stretcher after absorbing a big open-ice hit from the Kings' Jordan Nolan in the first period of the teams' preseason opener Sunday at Arena. Phoenix assistant general manager Brad Treliving said the issue appears to be with Klesla's neck. He was being examined at the arena before being taken...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
September 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Nolan agrees to two-year contract with Kings

Restricted free-agent forward Jordan Nolan has agreed to terms on a two-year deal with the Kings, the team announced Sunday. With the agreement, Nolan will avoid arbitration, which had been scheduled for Aug. 1. Nolan's contract is worth 1.4 million, sources told The Times. Nolan, 24, who was part of the Kings' 2012 Stanley Cup championship team, had six points (two goals...
Via Fox Sports West
July 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Jordan Nolan Fined For Cross-Check

via, LosAngeles Kings forward Jordan Nolan has been fined $1,436.94, the maximum allowed under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, for cross-checking Vancouver Canucks forward Henrik Sedin in NHL Game No. 458 in Los Angeles on Saturday, March23, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today. The incident occurred at 5:58 of the...
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March 24, 2013  |  Discuss
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