Recent Examples of minor penalty from the Web
Game officials assessed Abdelkader a minor penalty for slashing.
Arizona outshot the Panthers 22-7 in the first period, and three minor penalties — two on Florida — were called in a span of 28 seconds.
The Capitals' six minor penalties were a season high and contributed to their first regulation loss.
Pittsburgh tried to regroup in the second period and outshot the Jets 15-4, thanks partly to a string of minor penalties on Winnipeg.
The final eight minutes of the second were filled with minor penalties and lots of 4-on-4 hockey, but no one was able to take advantage of the open ice.
Former Flyer Scott Hartnell had three minor penalties and a 10-minute misconduct in the Predators’ 4-0 loss to Pittsburgh on Saturday.
An unsuccessful challenge results in a two-minute minor penalty and a power play for the opposing team.
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