The Department of Player Safety is working this vacation, as they’ve issued a pair of fines for actions in final evening’s Winnipeg Jets-Columbus Blue Jackets recreation. Max Domi has been fined $5,000 for unsportsmanlike conduct, whereas Josh Morrissey
has earned a $5,000 positive for slashing. Both are the utmost allowable underneath the CBA.
That’s not all, nonetheless, as Ottawa Senators defenseman Nikita Zaitsev has earned a $5,000 positive in his first recreation again from the COVID protocol for cross-checking Timo Meier of the San Jose Sharks.
Morrissey particularly appears fortunate to have escaped and not using a suspension, given the violent slash he gave to Alexander Texier as an empty-net purpose went in. He was given a two-minute minor penalty for the play, however the recreation was out of attain at that time late within the third interval.
Domi in the meantime already obtained six minutes in penalties throughout the recreation, however the league didn’t reveal what precisely the positive was for. The Blue Jackets ahead did trigger a scrum to occur after taking pictures a puck into the web nicely after the whistle, and attempted to fight an unwilling
Evgeny Svechnikov whereas the linesmen have been making an attempt to separate them up.
Zaitsev in the meantime cross-checked Meier in the face, although not with the pressure of some earlier incidents which have merited suspensions. He didn’t obtain a penalty on the play and Meier didn’t undergo a critical harm.