‘That’s assault’ – Milbury says 2 games weren’t enough for Hoffman (Video)


The NHL decided to hand Ottawa Senators forward Mike Hoffman a two-game suspension for cross-checking San Jose Sharks center Logan Couture. To NBCSN’s Mike Milbury, that wasn’t enough.

Milbury explains that, during his NHL days, that would have sparked a “bench-clearing brawl.” In his opinion, “that’s assault.”

You can watch Milbury’s entertaining take on the league decision ahead, including the worthwhile note that the Sharks almost certainly* won’t get a chance to avenge that infraction this season, in the video above.

* – Unless the two teams meet in the 2017 Stanley Cup Final, which isn’t impossible, but still …