According to the NHL’s Department of Player Safety, Avs’ forward Nathan MacKinnon had his “Hands on back but no push” when he made contact with Flyers’ defenseman Luke Schenn. As a result, the 19-year-old won’t be facing supplemental discipline.
Here is a video with further explanation:
MacKinnon was assessed a major penalty for boarding for this hit on Saturday:
Schenn left the game favoring his left shoulder and on Sunday the Flyers announced he would miss upto two weeks with an upper body injury.