Official confirmation hasn’t surfaced regarding Patrick Kane, leaving many to speculate about scary thoughts such as the Chicago Blackhawks star missing 10+ weeks. The guy who injured him won’t have to nervously await a call from the NHL, however.
Florida Panthers defenseman Alex Petrovic won’t face a fine or suspension for his controversial cross-check on Kane, according to TVA’s Renaud Lavoie.
Ultimately, the 22-year-old only received a two-minute penalty for the play (along with a sudden lack of popularity in Chicago):
Petrovic has never been suspended at the NHL level.