NHL fines Predators coach $25k for inappropriate conduct

John Hynes
Posted at 2:57 PM, Feb 17, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-17 15:57:31-05

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The NHL has fined Nashville Predators coach John Hynes $25,000 for inappropriate conduct at the end of a 4-1 loss to Washington. The league announced the fine Thursday.

Hynes was assessed a game misconduct at the end of Tuesday night’s loss in Nashville. It was the Predators’ third straight loss.

Nashville had four other penalties before the game misconduct given to Hynes.

The Predators currently sit in the first wild-card spot in the Western Conference. They lead the NHL for the most minor (192) and major (33) penalties. Their average of 12.9 penalty minutes per game also is a league-high.