As first reported by Fluto Shinzawa of The Boston Globe via Twitter (@globefluto), forward Brad Marchand will have a phone hearing tomorrow with NHL Disciplinarian Brendan Shanahan regarding his game misconduct for clipping defenseman Sami Salo towards the end of the second period in the Boston Bruins’ 4-3 loss to the Vancouver Canucks Saturday.
Here’s a clip of Saturday’s incident:
While Marchand might face discipline, Milan Lucic will not. The Vancouver native had his game misconduct rescinded by the league yesterday after they determined his line change was “legal” during the first period brawl in front of the Canucks’ bench that saw Shawn Thornton get mugged by four Vancouver players before the donnybrook began.
Here’s the clip of Saturday’s first period line brawl:
While many agree that Lucic should not have been ejected, there is still some mixed feelings about Marchand’s game misconduct. So here’s your chance to let your voice be heard: