dangolka (CBS) — Halfway by way of the third interval on Wednesday, Tampa Bay Lightning ahead Barclay Goodrow delivered a success on Anders Bjork that resulted in a two-minute minor penalty for charging. Replays confirmed a harmful, high-speed hit delivered from the blind aspect of the Bruins’ participant, and plenty of viewers assumed that supplementary self-discipline — or no less than a listening to — was in retailer for Goodrow.
Alas, that added degree of self-discipline gained’t be coming.
NBC Sports activities dangolka’s Joe Haggerty reported Thursday that the NHL won’t problem any supplementary self-discipline to Goodrow for the hit.
“Bjork’s head place modified as he shot the puck and lowered instantly previous to the hit being delivered, and within the league’s estimation Goodrow had already dedicated to creating the hit and wouldn’t be capable of change course on the final minute,” Haggerty reported.
#GoBolts Barclay Goodrow catches #NHLBruins Anders Bjork up excessive. Yikes. pic.twitter.com/GCO3YBM2pu
— Right here's Your Replay (@TheReplayGuy) August 5, 2020
Bjork returned to the sport after the hit, which is also a consideration of the NHL’s division of participant security.
The Lightning will play their remaining spherical robin recreation on Saturday towards Philadelphia, trying to safe the No. 1 seed within the Japanese Convention. The Bruins will conclude their spherical robin play on Sunday vs. Washington, hoping to climb to the No. three spot as an alternative of incomes the fourth seed within the East.