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Dangerous Hit Leads To Ejection And Possible Suspension

Published March 24, 2024 at 9:35 PM
BY AUSTIN SABOURIN
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Amid efforts to enhance safety in hockey, dangerous plays still occur, reminding us of the sport's inherent risks.

In a recent clash between the New York Islanders and the New Jersey Devils, Anders Lee's actions ignited controversy. Late in the game, Lee delivered a reckless hit on Devils forward Nico Hischier, resulting in a knee-on-knee collision.

The severity of the hit prompted Lee's ejection with a 5-minute major and a game misconduct.

Anders Lee has been ejected for this knee on Nico Hischier 😬




Hischier's teammates swiftly came to his defense, emphasizing the gravity of the incident.

While the correct penalty was issued, scrutiny from the Department of Player Safety looms over Lee's actions, underscoring the need for further review.

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