BOSTON — File under: No surprises here.
The NHL’s Department of Player Safety reportedly will take a “good look” at Oskar Sundqvist’s hit on Matt Grzelcyk, according to The Athletic’s Pierre LeBrun. According to LeBrun, the league is determining if the hit will warrant a hearing.
In the final minutes of the first period in the Boston Bruins’ 3-2 overtime loss to the St. Louis Blues in the Stanley Cup Final, the Bruins defenseman attempted to play a puck at the end boards. Sundqvist put a check on Grzelcyk that put Grzelcyk’s head into the glass. Grzelcyk stayed down on the ice for a bit and got some attention from team medical staff. He was helped off the ice by teammates and ultimately taken to the hospital for further testing.
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