NHL fines Stars coach Bowness $25K for stick-bashing outburst

With destiny defending playoff positioning, Sunday’s last-minute guideline loss to the Blues was currently expensive for Rick Bowness. It just became worse today, as the NHL fined Bowness $25K for slamming a stick on the bench in a (quite amusing) post-game disaster.

Stars coach Rick Bowness fined $25K after slamming stick on the bench

In the video above this post’s heading, you can enjoy the Blues rating 2 power-play objectives to turn a 1-0 Stars lead into a 2-1 St. Louis win. It certainly needed to sting to not simply lose, however go from 2 standings indicate a painful absolutely no.

(Truthfully? Mark this one down if destiny hardly disappoint a playoff area. Woof. Perhaps it’s another push towards destiny trading John Klingberg, too?)

Here’s that accidentally amusing video footage of Bowness slamming a stick on destiny’ bench after that loss:

The NHL simply described it as Bowness’ “actions on the bench.”

Have a look at remarks from a really displeased Bowness from after the video game:

Bowness was dissatisfied about destiny being on the PK because scenario, especially due to the fact that of a possible missed out on call Miro Heiskanen must have drawn:

“If you’re watching the game, you saw what happened,” Bowness stated, by means of ESPN. “They clearly pulled Miro down. Clearly grabbed his stick and pulled him down. That’s my opinion. They got lucky.”

Thanks to that loss, destiny was up to 17-13-2 on the season. While Bowness and destiny got in Monday beyond a playoff area, video games in hand provide a genuine opportunity to make it. This loss didn’t assist matters in what might be a tight race, however.

Back in August, Hurricanes head coach Rod Brind’Amour got a $25K fine for slamming authorities. Obviously, that’s the asking rate for that category of outbursts, then?

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