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Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Nazem Kadri facing potential suspension for hit on Jake DeBrusk

Nazem Kadri Jake DeBrusk

Nazem Kadri is facing another suspension for a hit on Jake DeBrusk during Game 2 of the first round playoff series between the Boston Bruins and Toronto Maple Leafs.

Kadri and DeBrusk were fighting all game. They picked up a 2-minute penalty for roughing in the first, and then Kadri left the game after a knee-to-knee hit from DeBrusk late in the second period.

Things between them got even worse in the third period when Kadri crosschecked DeBrusk with this dirty shot:

All the immediate chatter after the game was that Kadri was likely to be suspended for the hit. He is a repeat offender and was suspended three games last year for his hit on Tommy Wingels.

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