game misconduct

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: misconduct - (ice hockey) a penalty that suspends a player for the remainder of a game (but allows the team to send in a substitute for the suspended player)
hockey game, ice hockey, hockey - a game played on an ice rink by two opposing teams of six skaters each who try to knock a flat round puck into the opponents' goal with angled sticks
penalty - (games) a handicap or disadvantage that is imposed on a competitor (or a team) for an infraction of the rules of the game
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The Canadian forward receiving a 10-minute and game misconduct for abuse of official shortly before the final buzzer ending the game 3-2.
Johnson was assessed a minor penalty for slashing and a major penalty and game misconduct for boarding in the second period of Colorados 6-5 home loss Saturday night.
It started with Drew Paris being called for a five-minute major plus a game misconduct for checking to the head.
Six minutes later, Niall Ryder and Ross Dixon received double minor penalties for roughing, Dixon also handed a Game Misconduct.
The Giants forward was initially given a game misconduct after abusing officials in Saturday's clash with Cardiff Devils.
Forward Matt Cooke was hit with a major boarding penalty and game misconduct, Chris Kunitz got an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty and Evgeni Malkin got into just the fourth fight of his career.
Telford's penalty count went into overdrive in the third period as they collected a total of 60 minutes in penalties including a game misconduct.
4 Game Misconduct- An automatic game misconduct penalty shall be assessed whenever a major penalty is assessed under this rule.
The Giants lost Sean McMorrow and Colin Shields to game misconduct calls with McMorrow losing his cool and showing petulance towards the referee while Shields was unlucky to exit for high sticking, replays showing it was the puck and not his stick that hit the Stingrays player.
A night to forget for the Vipers ended with Campbell receiving a game misconduct penalty.
Sharks defenseman Craig Rivet was called for deliberate intent to injure and a game misconduct after he shoved his stick under Ladislav Nagy's chin.
Fortunately the Devils steadied the ship in a goalless second period despite losing defenceman Regan Darby with a game misconduct for fighting along with Coventry's Graham Belak.