Nikita Zadorov complaining at the referee
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Zadorov thrown out of the game following questionnable hit

Published April 2, 2024 at 8:01 PM
BY FELIP GOSSELIN

It's been a period to forget for the Canucks in Las Vegas. The Golden Knights constantly found the breaches in the Canucks' defence and scored on four occasions in the first period alone.

Nikita Zadorov was trying to turn the tide, but his strategy didn't work as planned. The Canucks' big 91 was handed a game misconduct for a questionnable hit on Brett Howden:


The referees have had a tough night in Vegas. This sequence resulted in Zadorov sitting for two minutes for «high-stick» when the stick never even touched Pietrangelo:



You are the judge of whether or not the referees made the right call. It could be argued that of those 17 penalty minutes, Zadorov only deserved 2.
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April 2   |   654 answers
Zadorov thrown out of the game following questionnable hit

How many minutes did Zadorov deserve?

17558.4 %
413220.2 %
231848.6 %
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