Poll: Should Tkachuk be suspended for spearing Leafs' Martin from the bench?
Poll: Should Tkachuk be suspended for spearing Leafs' Martin from the bench?

Matthew Tkachuk has already been punished once by the NHL this season, and another call could be coming.

The young Calgary Flames forward jabbed Toronto Maple Leafs grinder Matt Martin while standing on the bench as the teams were wrapped up in a scrum in the first period Wednesday night.

Tkachuk was suspended one game for a similar incident last month, in which he struck Detroit Red Wings winger Luke Witkowski in the back of the leg with his stick, inciting further fisticuffs in that melee.

Given the latest incident and his recent history, does the 19-year-old Flames agitator deserve a suspension for this?

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