Report: NHL looking into Stempniak's spear on Gostisbehere

It was an up-and-down third period Saturday for Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere.

Shortly after establishing a new NHL record for rookie defensemen by scoring to extend his points streak to 11 games, Gostisbehere took a spear to the midsection from New Jersey Devils forward Lee Stempniak.

Stempniak sticks Gostisbehere in the midsection #hockey #NJDvsPHI - Streamable

The NHL's Department of Player Safety is looking into the incident, reports Tom Gulitti of The Record.

Stempniak was not assessed a penalty on the play. Gostisbehere left the game momentarily, but eventually returned.

Report: NHL looking into Stempniak's spear on Gostisbehere
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