• Zack Kassian and other times NHL players have kicked opponents

    7 monthes ago - By CBC

    As the Oilers' Zack Kassian awaits his fate from the department of player safety, let's look at how his kick to the chest of Tampa Bay's Erik Cernak stacks up against ones of the past.
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  • Zack Kassian offered in-person hearing over kicking incident

    Zack Kassian offered in-person hearing over kicking incident

    7 monthes ago - By Yardbarker

    Oilers winger Zack Kassian is expected to be offered an in-person hearing with the Department of Player Safety for his kicking incident against Tampa Bay on Thursday night, reports TSN's Bob McKenzie. This means that he could potentially be suspended for six or more games. The incident occurred late in the first period with Lightning defenseman Erik Cernak. The two fell to the ice after Edmonton winger collided with the both of them. After all three were tangled up on the ice for a few seconds, Kassian kicked Cernak as the latter was trying to get up. No penalty was called on the play. The...
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  • Oilers' Zack Kassian to have in-person hearing for kick on Erik Cernak

    7 monthes ago - By Sportsnet

    Edmonton Oilers forward Zack Kassian will have an in-person hearing for his kick to the chest of Tampa Bay Lightning 's Erik Cernak .
    The hearing can result in a suspension of six games or more games.
    Kassian will get an in-person hearing by NHLPlayerSafety. Gives league option to suspend for 6 or more games
    - Elliotte Friedman February 14, 2020
    Kassian launched his skate blade to Cernak's chest after getting tangled with the Lightning player along the boards in the first period of Edmonton's 3-1 loss on Thursday night.
    “It felt like we were there a lifetime. We were down there for a...
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  • Kassian offered in-person hearing for kicking Cernak

    7 monthes ago - By ProHockeyTalk

    The Department of Player Safety has to send a message here.
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  • Zack Kassian Kicks Lightning's Erik Cernak In Chest, Facing Long Suspension

    7 monthes ago - By NESN

    There are a few things you can't do in a hockey game, and kicking an opponent in the chest with a bladed foot falls into that category, surprisingly enough.
    Edmonton Oilers goon Zack Kassian is looking at a lengthy suspension after he kicked Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Erik Cernak in the chest with his skate Thursday night.
    Weird move, man. Weird move.
    It's unclear whether anything happened in the game between the two up until that point, but Kassian seems pretty peeved over a run-of-the-mill hockey play that ended with some guys falling to the ice.
    “I asked what is wrong with him...
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