Paul here posting for George who is out and about…
via Ansar Khan of Mlive, Detroit Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall will not face any disciplinary action from the NHL following his hit on Ryan Kesler during the third period of Wednesday’s game, general manager Ken Holland said.
NHL vice president of safety Brendan Shanahan reviewed the play and didn’t think there was anything malicious about the hit.
“They looked at, they look at everything, but (Shanahan) said there’s no suspension, no fine,’’ Holland said.
Kesler said his main problem was that Kronwall didn’t “answer the bell’’ by dropping his gloves and fighting him.
Update from George: The Free Press’s Helene St. James confirms:
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