Kings coach Stevens: 'Bunch of BS' that Haula got away with butt-end on Kopitar
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Los Angeles Kings head coach John Stevens was left shaking his head after a Game 3 loss to Vegas in which star center Anze Kopitar appeared to be butt-ended by Erik Haula, a play left unpenalized by the officials.

"We get a guy suspended for making a hockey play, and he (Haula) butt-ends one of the best players in the world in the face with the butt end of his stick," Stevens said, per TSN. "So, if I was confused before, I'm bewildered now. That's an intent-to-injure play … you guys make the judgment, because it's a bunch of BS, to be honest with you."

Stevens is referring to the suspension given to Drew Doughty earlier in the series, a decision the defenseman also referred to as "BS."

The NHL's Department of Player Safety could take another look at this play, but no hearing has been scheduled as of yet.

Kings coach Stevens: 'Bunch of BS' that Haula got away with butt-end on Kopitar
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