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Johnny Boychuk will be on the ice on Monday night.
The Bruins defenseman will not face supplemental discipline for his hit on Jonathan Toews, as first reported by Darren Dreger of TSN. Boychuk hit Toews high midway through the second period. Toews came out of the game and did not return. His injury was described as “upper body.”
The hit did not draw a penalty on the ice. It was reviewed by the NHL, but deemed legal. It was speculated whether Toews suffered a concussion on the play. He has a history with a head injuries, but stayed on the ice throughout the third period.
Check out the hit below.
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Chicago Blackhawks forward Jonathan Toews entered the zone on a one on two and made moves around Boston Bruins’ Brad Marchand and Torey Krug and as he cut to the middle he was leveled by Johnny Boychuk. Boychuk gave him two solid forearms to the side of the head but was not penalized on the play. Toews seemed shaken up and finished the period, but has not returned in the third...
Boy howdy. The NHL did not suspend Boston Bruins Johnny Boychuk for his hit to Chicago Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews,' erm...Upper back...and the Chicago Tribune's Steve Rosenbloom subsequently blew a gasket:
The NHL had a chance to send a message about the unacceptability of head-hunting hits such as the one Boston’s Johnny Boychuk delivered to Jonathan Toews...
After celebrating their Stanley Cup win in the locker room, Chicago Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews and some of his teammates took the celebration out onto the ice. The Bruins TD Garden was completely empty and Toews did a little shimmy and then moonwalked on the ice. It was cool to see “Captain Serious” having fun and letting loose.
[Eye on Hockey]
Jonathan Toews is one of the most reserved star players in the NHL, so seeing him open up a bit after the Blackhawks won their second Stanley Cup in four years was pretty great. Check out the captain moonwalking on the TD Garden ice following the win.
[Eye on Hockey]
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I was out of town at a WoO race in Fergus Falls, MN, but I did see the hit in question last night on my iPhone. I showed the video to the guy I was at the races with and said, "Boychuk is going to get suspended by the NHL for this hit." Apparently, the NHL saw fit not to suspend Johnny Boychuk for game six. The NHL didn't even have a hearing and ruled it was a legal...
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