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Flames’ Rasmus Andersson and Stars’ John Klingberg ejected from Game 1 for a secondary fight

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.

The original fight was between Matthew Tkachuk and Michael Raffl. After that fight concluded, Andersson and Klingberg engaged.

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Under Rule 46.7, secondary altercations after the original fight are levied an automatic game misconduct.

Through 20 minutes, the Flames lead the Stars by a 1-0 score.