Sheldon Keefe

Maple Leafs Head Coach Embarrasses Himself In Recent Statement

Published February 11, 2024 at 10:23 PM

Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Morgan Rielly's actions have ignited controversy following a disrespectful goal by Ottawa Senators rookie Ridly Greig. After Greig's contentious slapshot into an empty net, Rielly retaliated with a cross-check to Greig's head, resulting in his ejection and anticipated disciplinary action from the NHL Department of Player Safety.

In the aftermath, Maple Leafs head coach Sheldon Keefe weighed in on Rielly's actions, acknowledging the team's right to react but expressing concern over the severity of the response. Critics highlighted the violation of hockey's unwritten code and questioned the appropriateness of Rielly's retaliation.

As discussions unfold regarding the incident, attention now shifts to the impending announcement of Rielly's suspension length, leaving fans and analysts awaiting the NHL's decision.

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Maple Leafs Head Coach Embarrasses Himself In Recent Statement

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