The NHL solely threw a positive at Connor McDavid for this tried decapitation of Montreal’s Jesperi Kotkaniemi on Tuesday evening:
It’s the NHL’s well-known “Wheel of Justice’’ rearing its ugly head once more. There isn’t any hockey play about this, and it’s a direct try to injure.
It’s the sort of factor the league has wanted to dustbin from the sport for years and years, and but at all times shrinks from the accountability. It shouldn’t matter that that is McDavid.
You wish to ship a message to everybody? You wish to make it clear that it’s a special sport? You then sit one of the best participant within the league down for 10 video games for this. That’s what it’s value.
However that is the NHL, they usually at all times have an excuse. When it’s somebody like McDavid, he’s too massive of a star to droop. When it’s a swamp beast like Tom Wilson, they’re afraid of what the outdated guard will bellow. Anybody in between, they don’t assume anybody will discover.
And nothing modifications.