Breaking: Shocking decision from the NHL following Ryan Getzlaf’s homophobic slur!

Controversial decision from the NHL on Saturday!

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There is a precedent of suspensions for those kinds of words.

As reported yesterday Ryan Getzlaf’s been caught yelling at the referee “Fu**ing c*ck s**ker” in game 4 against the Nashville Predators. Here’s the sequence.

The NHL have announced on Saturday they have fined Anaheim Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf $10,000—the maximum allowable under CBA—for using a homophobic slur in Game 4.

Andrew Shaw previously called the ref a homophobic slur on national TV. Shaw received a one-game suspension in the playoffs for the same thing. More recently, the Toronto Blue Jays have announced they suspended center fielder Kevin Pillar for two games for his use of a homophobic slur towards Atlanta Braves pitcher Jason Motte.