Toward the end of Thursday’s game against the Florida Panthers, Johan Larsson went after Vincent Trocheck, but with his stick.
Below is a great view that shows him cross-checking the Panthers’ forward up high:
Johan Larsson cross-checks Trocheck in the face: pic.twitter.com/m1b7mmcAWz
— Cats On The Prowl (@Cats0ntheprowl) February 2, 2018
After the game, Larsson said he wasn’t worried about being suspended. After a hearing with the league on Friday, the NHL did suspend him for two games.
“I just heard something going on there, so I skated up there. The guy came right at me, and I pushed him a little bit, got a little scrum. … I’m not worried at all (about suspension).” – Larsson
Larsson will be able to return to the lineup on Thursday when the Sabres host the New York Islanders.