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BREAKING: Player steps on opponents ankle and is suspended for entire tournament

Published May 21, 2023 at 12:32
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Breaking news has emerged from the hockey world as Detroit Red Wings' forward Joe Veleno faces a significant suspension.

Veleno has been handed a five-game suspension by the IIHF for an incident where he stomped on the leg of Nino Niederreiter, resulting in his immediate removal from the tournament.


The incident has sparked controversy and heated discussions among fans and pundits alike. Such actions go against the spirit of fair play and sportsmanship that hockey upholds. The suspension serves as a stern reminder that dangerous and intentional acts have severe consequences. Veleno's absence will undoubtedly impact his team's performance and chances in the tournament. This incident highlights the importance of respect on the ice and the need for players to exercise restraint and responsibility in their actions.


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