Tom Wilson, the Capitals ahead who has been suspended a lot of instances for soiled hits, knocked the Bruins’ Anton Blidh out of the sport Thursday night time within the first interval.
Blidh was down on the ice for a couple of minute and needed to be helped again to the Bruins’ locker room.
Wilson was not penalized, and his hit was described on the sport broadcast as being a clear, robust hit.
“Neither participant elevated, the fingers have been low. I imply, frankly, we want extra of these hits on this sport. Crowd will get into it, that’s what hockey’s all about,” ESPN guidelines analyst and former NHL official Dave Jackson stated, in keeping with USA At the moment.
Wilson has beforehand been suspended 5 instances by the NHL, together with a seven-game ban final season for a unclean head shot on Bruins defenseman Brandon Carlo.