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MAJOR | The verdict is in for Nikita Zadorov's illegal hit: Hefty suspension announced

Published February 10, 2024 at 7:49 PM
BY FELIP GOSSELIN
     
During the Canucks' overtime loss to the Red Wings, Big Z delivered a massive hit on the Wings' forward Lucas Raymond. Viewed to be at his opponent's head, the Defenseman was sent to the dressing room with a match penalty.


The NHL player safety department later issued a statement confirming that he'd be getting a hearing following his hit:

Vancouver's Nikita Zadorov will have a hearing this evening for an illegal check to the head on Detroit's Lucas Raymond.




Following the hearing, the NHL issued a formal statement confirming that Zadorov would be suspended for two games.

Vancouver's Nikita Zadorov has been suspended for two games for an illegal check to the head on Detroit's Lucas Raymond.

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MAJOR | The verdict is in for Nikita Zadorov's illegal hit: Hefty suspension announced

Do you think the NHL made the right call by suspending Zadorov?

Too big of a suspension20123.2 %
Wasn't worthy of a suspension55063.5 %
Great call by the league11513.3 %
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