Originally posted on Next Impulse Sports  |  Last updated 4/5/12

Minnesota Wild defenseman Nate Prosser made no friends tonight when he delivered a headbutt to Chicago Blackhawks’ Jamal Mayers.

Puck Daddy describes the incident:

With just over a minute to go in the second period, Blackhawks’ forward Jamal Mayers fired a shot on Josh Harding, then drove to the goalmouth. After Harding froze the puck, a scrum developed at the side of the goal, and Prosser went helmet to face on Mayers.

You can see the headbutt about 1 minute into the below video, it was definitely not accidental. The question we are left with is how many games will Prosser be suspended for this cheap shot? Mayers was awarded a 5-minute major.

var conf_38678 = { APIKey: '2_N1YlfjHIEAtyRAK3CAYRE5a1aBuANuMOCLc_7hsOQ13HnwCrW_u-6OuDhjC7vR06 ', lang : 'en', enabledProviders: '' }; var image38678 = {src:'http://cdn.cosbysweaters.com/wp-includes/images/blank.gif',href:'http://cosbysweaters.com/2012/04/05/wild-defenseman-prosser-headbutts-blackhawks-mayers/',type:'image'}; var ua_38678 = new gigya.services.socialize.UserAction(); ua_38678.setUserMessage(''); ua_38678.setLinkBack('http://cosbysweaters.com/2012/04/05/wild-defenseman-prosser-headbutts-blackhawks-mayers/'); ua_38678.setTitle('Wild Defenseman Prosser Headbutts Blackhawks’ Mayers'); ua_38678.addMediaItem(image38678); var params_38678 ={ userAction:ua_38678, cssPrefix:'#gig-div-buttons-38678-bottom', shareButtons:'facebook-like,google-plusone,share,twitter,email', // list of providers containerID: 'gig-div-buttons-38678-bottom', cid:'' }; gigya.services.socialize.showShareBarUI(conf_38678,params_38678);

Article found on: Cosby Sweaters

GET THE YARDBARKER APP:
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Report: Clippers intent on keeping both Blake Griffin, Chris Paul

Slam dunks and startups: How all-star technology took over the NBA in The Big Easy

Report: Tyrod Taylor might not be released by Bills after all

Juventus and Manchester City begin their Champions League Round of 16 campaigns

Cardinals reportedly have ‘zero interest’ in Jay Cutler

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

DeSean Jackson talks up return to Eagles

DeMarcus Cousins links to Lakers won’t just go away

Pats willing to trade Garoppolo for 'at least' first-rounder?

NFL executive: Davis Webb will be top QB of draft

Report: Knicks making Derrick Rose ‘completely available’ at trade deadline

NBA exec: Paul George to Celtics could be 'sleeper' trade

'Playmakers' in Ice Cube's league who can help the Cavs

Box Score 2/21: It's trade heartbreak season

The 'Did the Kings just make the Pelicans into a super team?' quiz

The guard tandems you'd want in a 2-on-2 tournament

We got our hands on the new Nintendo Switch, here are our first impressions

Top 10 second basemen in baseball for 2017

Teams and players who could be dealing at the NBA trade deadline

As NHL trade deadline nears, seven teams who could be dealing

Baseball movies you can stream now to hold you over until Opening Day

Movies you can stream now to get your football fix

Too much to Process: Can Simmons match the Embiid hype?

There will never be another Dirk Nowitzki

NHL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

'Playmakers' in Ice Cube's league who can help the Cavs

QUIZ: Name every MLB pitcher to win 100 games with two different teams

The 'Did the Kings just make the Pelicans into a super team?' quiz

The guard tandems you'd want in a 2-on-2 tournament

We got our hands on the new Nintendo Switch, here are our first impressions

Top 10 second basemen in baseball for 2017

Teams, players who could be dealing at the NBA trade deadline

As NHL trade deadline nears, seven teams who could be dealing

Baseball movies you can stream now to hold you over until Opening Day

QUIZ: Name every MLB pitcher with 200 or more wins since 1961

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker