Skip to main content

Legwand butt-ends Malkin, suspension awaits

David Legwand, Detroit's de facto No. 1 center, will undoubtedly face disciplinary action from the NHL's head office after a brutal butt-end on Evgeni Malkin.
The Hockey News

The Hockey News

David Legwand butt-ended Evgeni Malkin late in the third period with Detroit tied 4-4 with Pittsburgh Thursday night. He received a five-minute major and a game misconduct.

The incident happened behind the play near the Red Wings goal. Malkin went down in a heap and struggled to make it back to the bench.

Detroit managed to kill off the penalty and win the game in overtime.

For more great profiles, news and views from the world of hockey, subscribe to The Hockey News magazine.



NHL Burning Questions: Pittsburgh Penguins

Adam Proteau looks at the biggest questions surrounding the Penguins this season, including whether the young guard can still carry the load and if the goaltending is good enough to get the job done.


Where the Maple Leafs' Roster Battle Stands With the Preseason Underway

The Toronto Maple Leafs gave every player on their training camp roster a chance to play on Saturday. Which hopefuls improved their odds of making the team, and which didn't?

Carter Hart

NHL Burning Questions: Philadelphia Flyers

Adam Proteau looks at the top questions entering the season for the Flyers, including who needs to step up and where the team goes from here.