ANDREW SELIGMAN, AP Sports Writer
CHICAGO (AP) — The NHL has suspended Blackhawks forward Andrew Shaw for one game for yelling an anti-gay slur from the penalty box and fined him $5,000 for an inappropriate gesture toward the officials during Chicago’s Game 4 loss to the St. Louis Blues.READ MORE: Michigan Public Service Commission Says The State Won't Be Affected By Gas Shortage
Shaw will miss Game 5 in St. Louis on Thursday and he will be required to undergo sensitivity training.READ MORE: Five Michigan Students Named 2021 U.S. Presidential Scholars
The league’s announcement on Wednesday came hours after Shaw apologized for his outburst the previous night. Shaw said he couldn’t sleep after the game and watching video of his outburst was difficult. It was video of the incident that went viral on social media, prompting sharp criticism and an NHL investigation.
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