Jets’ Mark Scheifele Suspended Four Games For Charging Canadiens’ Jake Evans In Game 1


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The NHL Division of Participant Security introduced on Thursday night that Winnipeg Jets heart Mark Scheifele has been suspended for 4 video games for charging ahead Jake Evans within the third interval of Recreation 1 of the second-round Stanley Cup Playoff sequence.

Evans skated across the internet earlier than Schiefele leveled him with a excessive hit that appeared to knock him out. Evans, who turned 25 on Wednesday, gave the impression to be unconscious after taking the hit.

A scrum broke out after the hit with lots of the Canadiens gamers on the ice going after Schiefele, who has by no means been suspended in his NHL profession. Schiefele was assessed a recreation misconduct.

In line with Canadiens ahead Corey Perry, Evans was not speaking however might transfer round earlier than leaving the ice.

Canadiens head coach Dominique Ducharme stated that Evans stayed at Bell MTS Place and was doing higher however nonetheless being evaluated. He known as the hit by Schiefele “ineffective” and is assured that the NHL will deal with any supplemental self-discipline however wouldn’t go into additional element.

Recreation 2 at Bell MTS Place will likely be Friday (7:30 PM ET, USA).

By Harrison Brown

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Harrison is a diehard Caps fan and a hockey fanatic with a ardour for sports activities writing. He attended his first recreation at age 8 and has been a season ticket holder because the 2010-2011 season. His fondest Caps reminiscence was watching the Capitals hoist the Stanley Cup in Las Vegas. In his spare time, he enjoys journey, pictures, and hanging out along with his two canine. Comply with Harrison on Twitter @HarrisonB927077


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