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One suspension and 106 penalty minutes handed out after disturbing brawl

Published November 27, 2023 at 10:10 PM
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Zack MacEwen Faces Suspension for Illegal Hit

In a recent game, Zack MacEwen is facing disciplinary action after delivering an illegal check to the head of Matthew Tkachuk, resulting in a match penalty. The move automatically triggers a suspension from the Department of Player Safety.

Player Safety Takes Center Stage



The match penalty carries significant weight, underscoring a clear violation of safety regulations. The league places a high priority on addressing such incidents, stressing the paramount importance of player safety.



MacEwen is now awaiting an official review to determine the length of his suspension, underscoring the NHL's commitment to fostering a secure and respectful playing environment.

106 PIM and counting in the third period between #Sens and #FlaPanthers.

Stay tuned for updates on the outcome of the league's review.

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