The Tampa Bay Lightning shutout the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-0 on Sunday afternoon and did so finishing the game with nine forwards.
Valtteri Filppula left the game in the first due to an upper-body injury. Nikita Kucherov exited in the second following a sucker punch from Dalton Prout as the teams scrummed behind the Lightning net.
Here's the angle from behind the scrum:
Prout was given a minor for roughing and a 10-minute misconduct. Tampa head coach Jon Cooper didn’t have an update on Kucherov after the game
Milan Lucic was given one game for sucker-punching Kevin Connauton of the Arizona Coyotes in January, so if the NHL’s Department of Player Safety doles out punishment, that’s probably what we’re looking at here for Prout.
Columbus' Dalton Prout will have a hearing tomorrow afternoon for roughing/sucker punch on Tampa Bay's Nikita Kucherov.
— NHL Player Safety (@NHLPlayerSafety) March 14, 2016
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