Montreal Canadiens defenceman Chris Wideman has been suspended one sport for headbutting Boston Bruins ahead Erik Haula, the division of participant security introduced.
The incident passed off within the third interval of Wednesday’s sport. Throughout an after-the-whistle scrum, the 2 grew to become entangled, with Haula holding onto Wideman towards the boards. Wideman then thrusted his head towards Haula, hitting him within the facet of the face. Haula pulled Wideman all the way down to the ice and delivered a number of punches earlier than they have been separated by officers.
Wideman was assessed a double-minor for roughing, whereas Haula acquired a minor penalty for roughing.
When skating to the penalty field after the incident, Haula’s nostril was visibly bloodied from a lower, although it isn’t clear if the headbutt induced the laceration or one other second within the scrum.