Trotz 'disappointed' by Barzal's cross-check to Rutta's face
New York Islanders forward Mathew Barzal was handed a five-minute major and game misconduct for cross-checking Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Jan Rutta in the face at the end of the second period in Game 5.
Here's the play:
Rutta spent several minutes down on the ice before exiting to the locker room.
Islanders head coach Barry Trotz wasn't happy with his star player after the game.
"I am disappointed in his decision there," Trotz said, according to ESPN's Greg Wyshynski.
The Lightning demolished the Islanders 8-0 and are now up 3-2 in the semifinal series.