A nasty two-handed chop that already got Brenden Dillon booted from a game will earn him another night off.
Dillon was handed a one-game suspension by the league on Tuesday night have his slash on Washington Capitals defenseman Madison Bowey in a 4-1 San Jose Sharks on Monday.
Dillon was slapped with a five-minute major and a game misconduct in the third period.
The deed, which was explained as a “simply frustrated player delivering a retaliatory and forceful slash” to a vulnerable area of an opponent’s body, can be seen here:
Under the terms of the CBA, Dillon will forfeit $17,580.65 based on his average annual salary.