Edmonton Oilers forward Patrick Maroon has been suspended two games for his hit on Los Angeles Kings defenseman Drew Doughty on Tuesday night, the Department of Player Safety announced Wednesday.
Here's the play:
Pretty dirty hit by Maroon, there pic.twitter.com/cC92o993TY— HighLight Hockey (@HILITINGHOCKEY) January 3, 2018
Pretty dirty hit by Maroon, there pic.twitter.com/cC92o993TY
Doughty clearly never touched the puck, and Maroon made contact with his head, briefly forcing him out of the contest.
Maroon was given a match penalty for the hit. In 40 games this season, the 29-year-old has recorded 21 points.