Update: The NHL will hold a hearing with John Moore on Wednesday, so we won’t wait long to find out if there will be supplemental discipline. It’s unclear if it’s a telephone or in-person hearing.
Game 5 between the Montreal Canadiens and New York Rangers has had just about everything. Unfortunately, that includes a questionable hit, as Rangers defenseman John Moore received a match penalty for elbowing Canadiens forward Dale Weise.
Here’s video of the hit:
The reflexive comparison is to look at Moore’s hit on Weise vs. Brandon Prust’s jaw-breaking check on Derek Stepan. Here are a few bits of conversation on that subject:
Moore, 23, hasn’t been suspended in his NHL career.