Jacob Trouba could be getting a call from the NHL Department of Player Safety for a hit to the head of Ottawa Senators forward Mark Stone. The incident occurred during the third period of Sunday’s game, as Stone was passing the puck after he entered the zone. Trouba stepped up and delivered a high hit, resulting in only a minor penalty for an illegal check to the head. Stone, who dealt with a concussion that was reported in September, remained down on the ice before eventually going to the dressing room. As you can see from the video, Senators coach Guy Boucher was furious officials on the ice decided this was only worth a minor for Trouba.
Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports Every important move in one convenient location. The NHL trade deadline is almost upon us, and the current gridlock should give way to some big moves as it approaches. Two factors are keeping doors closed:
The Boston Bruins are back from their bye week, looking to continue a three-game winning streak since Bruce Cassidy took over as head coach from Claude Julien. The Bruins can extend their streak Sunday, when they visit the San Jose Sharks (8:30 p.m. ET). You can check out the game on NBCSN or online with NBC Sports’ Live Extra. Here are some links to check out for tonight’s game: