Milan Lucic Won’t Be Further Disciplined by NHL for Hit on Ryan Miller


Milan Lucic is free to go.

The winger won't be further disciplined by Brendan Shanahan, according to The league's disciplinarian cites lack of intent.

"I had the hearing because I did make an initial assessment of the play as I do with all plays, but I did have some questions for Milan and I wanted to hear directly from him," Shanahan said. "They were regarding his intent; at what point did he know there was going to be a collision; and whether or not he felt he had the time to avoid the collision. I was satisfied with his answers.
"The minor penalty called on the ice was the correct call," Shanahan added. "And, while it's unfortunate that Miller was hurt I saw nothing egregious about this hit that would elevate it to supplemental discipline."

Shanahan cited Rule 42.1, which reads: "A goalkeeper is not fair game just because he is outside the goal crease area."

Check out the play below.

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