The Pittsburgh striker Yevgeny Malkin received 5 + 20 and removed at the end of the match in the regular match with Washington.
In the third minute of the third period, with a score of 1: 1, Malkin hit Ti Oshi's jaw with his shoulder and rolled over him. The "Capitals" forward collapsed on the ice and did not show up immediately, and then went into the locker room.
Eugene received the removal before the end of the meeting, as well as the penalty of the match. The disciplinary committee of the NHL will consider the possibility of a longer Malkin disqualification. Previously, the penguins of the Russian center did not receive any suspension from games.
- Oshi spent 10 minutes out of the game, returned to the ice and 74 seconds before the final siren scored the winning goal of "Washington". Capital club won – 2: 1, another goal of the "Capitals" on the account of Captain Alexander Ovechkin.
- This defeat was the fifth consecutive for Pittsburgh with a difference of 7-21 goals. To know it, it was possible to earn.
Malkin became the second star of October
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