Suspension Incoming For Chicago Blackhawks Forward

Published January 19, 2024 at 2:13 PM
The NHL always says they want to get rid of dangerous hits in the game. While it's tough to eliminate them all, one rule stands out—if you see a player's numbers near the boards, in a vulnerable position, you must avoid the contact.

In a recent game between the Buffalo Sabres and the Chicago Blackhawks last night, something concerning happened which may lead to a suspension for the Blackhawks' young star Kurashev.

About 5 minutes into the 3rd period, Chicago's Philipp Kurashev made a hit from behind on Sabres defenseman Erik Johnson.

Kurashev got a five-minute major boarding penalty and a game misconduct for the play. People are wondering if player safety will contact Kurashev about it.

When a player is far from the boards, it's best to avoid making the check to prevent risky situations.

The NHL often talks about wanting to eliminate dangerous hits, and now they have a chance to show it, we will see today what the official word...
January 19   |   200 answers
Suspension Incoming For Chicago Blackhawks Forward

Will Kurashev be suspended for this hit?

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