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No fine or suspension for Alex Burrows for biting Patrice Bergeron

The NHL announced today that Vancouver Canucks forward Alex Burrows will not be suspended for biting the finger of Patrice Bergeron during Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals. NHL Senior Vice President of Hockey Operations, Mike Murphy reviewed the incident and ruled that Burrows' actions did not warrant supplemental discipline.

"After reviewing the incident, including speaking with the on-ice officials, I can find no conclusive evidence that Alex Burrows intentionally bit the finger of Patrice Bergeron."

Mike Murphy, NHL Sr. VP of Hockey Operations via