Brendan Shanahan has made a ruling regarding Philadelphia Flyers winger Harry Zolnierczyk and his hit on Mike Lundin Saturday afternoon.
Zolnierczyk has been suspended four games for charging.
Shanahan explains in the video (below) that, "Instead of delivering a hard, legal check, he (Zolnierczyk) launches prior to the check making significant contact to Lundin's head. This is charging."
Zolnierczyk was given a five-minute major as well as a game misconduct for the hit.
Shanahan went on to...Read Full Story
Philadelphia Flyers forward Harry Zolnierczyk was ejected in the first period of Saturday's game against the Ottawa Senators for launching himself into Senators defenseman Mike Lundin and laying him out on the ice. Lundin suffered a concussion and did not return to the game.
Zolnierczyk received a five minute major for charging and a ten minute game misconduct. It did not appear that Zolnierczyk targeted Lundin's head, but because he left his feet to deliver the hit, the play will likely be...Read Full Story
Harry Zolnierczyk destroys Mike Lundin with huge hit.Zolnierczyk was given a five-minute major for charging and a game misconduct, while Mike Lundin has been diagnosed with a concussion.There is sure to be a lengthy suspension headed Harry Zolnierczyk's way, as a result of his actions on this play.I say, between three and five games is deserved.Read Full Story