The Calgary Flames and Dallas Stars will have to finish Game 1 of their Western Conference quarterfinal series shorthanded. Blueliners Rasmus Andersson and John Klingberg were given game misconducts for engaging in a secondary fighter at the end of the first period.
Klingberg picked the wrong door on that one 👊🏻👊🏻👊🏻pic.twitter.com/BIN0WYBjBb
— FlamesNation (@FlamesNation) May 4, 2022
The original fight was between Matthew Tkachuk and Michael Raffl. After that fight concluded, Andersson and Klingberg engaged.
— Ryan Pike (@RyanNPike) May 4, 2022
Under Rule 46.7, secondary altercations after the original fight are levied an automatic game misconduct.
The rule that was (presumably) applied to Klingberg and Andersson. pic.twitter.com/PgU5qhW14t
— Matthew DeFranks (@MDeFranks) May 4, 2022
Through 20 minutes, the Flames lead the Stars by a 1-0 score.