What Had Happened Was: 6/9/17
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Nashville Predators defenseman P.K. Subban had his head repeatedly bashed into the ice by Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby during the first period of the Penguins’ 6-0 victory over the Predators in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final. Crosby — and Subban — only received a minor two-minute penalty for holding, which seems light for a player “bashing” another’s head into the ice.
But the receipts — video evidence, in this case — tell the story itself. Take a look at what led up to the incident, and check out the GIF of the play — heck, there’s even a photo of Crosby sitting on Subban as he pushes his head into the ice if you’d like to be the determiner of whether Crosby was in fact smashing Subban’s head. It’s a bad look, as even people who have no dog in the fight clearly see Crosby should’ve been given a harsher penalty; the ref skated right over to the play and still thought it warranted an equal penalty for both sides.
We’ll see if the NHL decides to levy a harsher punishment after reviewing the incident.
Sidney Crosby gives PK Subban the world’s worst CPR lesson pic.twitter.com/FUieqHKBHy
— Pete Blackburn (@PeteBlackburn) June 9, 2017
Hockey, where Sidney Crosby can hold Subban down and punch him for 30 seconds right in front of the ref and have it only be even penalties.
— Andrew Bucholtz (@AndrewBucholtz) June 9, 2017
— Matt Freed (@mattfreedpghpg) June 9, 2017
Crosby works over Subban and Brad Meier standing there watching the whole thing. And then he gives out coincidental minors? Are you kidding?
— Ken Campbell (@THNKenCampbell) June 9, 2017
If someone did to Crosby what Crosby just did to Subban, Canadian Parliament would intervene.
— Michael Hurley (@michaelFhurley) June 9, 2017
Sidney Crosby repeatedly pushes PK Subban's head into the ice. They somehow receive matching penalties. pic.twitter.com/Xk4cHK2os6
— Ryan Gilbert (@RGilbertSOP) June 9, 2017
Lavi on Crosby's abuse of Subban: "I really don't understand it. I saw my guy get his head hit into the ice 10 times."
— Thomas Willis (@TomAWillis) June 9, 2017
— Harjinder Singh Kukreja (@SinghLions) June 9, 2017
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