The Minnesota Wild – St. Louis Blues game saw heightened animosity on Thursday night after Mike Rupp received a match penalty for this hit on T.J. Oshie:
Oshie struggled to get up after that hit, but on the bright side, the American forward was able to eventually leave (more or less) under his own power. There is no update yet regarding how injured Oshie may be.
Update: Here’s a vague update for Oshie:
Rupp, 34, hasn’t ever been suspended before in his NHL career, but the Minneapolis Star-Tribune’s Michael Russo explains why a suspension could be imminent:
The St. Louis Blues ended up losing their fourth game in a row as the Wild won 4-2 tonight.