NHL suspends Predators center Nichol for nine games

Via: Nashville Tennessean

‘Said Predators General Manager David Poile: “Everybody has to be responsible for their actions on the ice, and we try to stress with our players to be disciplined at all times. This was a retaliatory action. Scott Nichol is an emotional player. Unfortunately (Thursday) night a foul against him caused him to react in an inappropriate way. The league dealt with this and we accept the suspension and we move forward.”’