Skip to content

Flyers’ McGinn is fine with hit by Canes’ Wallace

Feb 9, 2013, 6:28 PM EDT

Carolina Hurricanes winger Tim Wallace was ejected from Saturday’s 4-3 OT loss to the Philadelphia Flyers after boarding forward Tye McGinn, as you can see in the video below:

Now the question is if Wallace, 28, will receive further discipline for that hit on McGinn, 22.

While Brendan Shanahan might decide to drop the hammer on Wallace, McGinn didn’t seem bothered by it. He told the Philadelphia Inquirer’s Sam Carchidi that he feels fine and gave this assessment of that boarding check.

“It was a hockey hit, that’s all I know,” McGinn said.

Kudos to the young winger for giving an honest appraisal, but that doesn’t guarantee that the league will see it the same way.

In other news from that game, Wayne Simmonds made his return from a concussion today. The 24-year-old forward received 15:41 of ice time, firing two shots on goal and delivering two hits.

Latest Posts
  1. New Caps regime plans to keep Ovechkin at RW (for now)

    Jul 23, 2014, 9:00 AM EDT

    Alex Ovechkin, Victor Hedman AP

    Barry Trotz continues Adam Oates’ alteration, at least for now.

  2. Stars consider Roussel a ‘big part’ of their team

    Jul 22, 2014, 11:00 PM EDT

    Jaden Schwartz, Antoine Roussel AP

    They locked him up to a four-year deal on Tuesday.

  3. Report: NHL return possible for Peter Mueller

    Jul 22, 2014, 10:15 PM EDT

    Peter Mueller AP

    He spent last season playing in Switzerland.

  4. Zuccarello takes Rangers’ one year, $3.5M deal

    Jul 22, 2014, 6:13 PM EDT

    2014 NHL Stanley Cup Final - Game Five Getty Images

    That’s $1 million less than his reported asking price.

  5. Flames avoid arbitration with Colborne, ink two-year deal

    Jul 22, 2014, 5:15 PM EDT

    Calgary Flames v New Jersey Devils Getty Images

    It’s believed to be worth $2.55 million overall.

  6. Advancement? Leafs sign Booth for one year, $1.1M

    Jul 22, 2014, 3:52 PM EDT

    David Booth Getty Images

    Another buy-low bargain like Mason Raymond?

  7. Ducks sign d-man Vatanen to two-year deal

    Jul 22, 2014, 12:27 PM EDT

    Sami Vatanen Getty Images

    Coming off an impressive rookie season.

  8. Penguins prospect Pouliot sees opportunity in Pittsburgh

    Jul 22, 2014, 12:15 PM EDT

    Portland Winterhawks v Kelowna Rockets Getty Images

    How ’bout that headline for some alliteration.

  9. NBC Sports to air over 100 NHL regular-season games in 2014-15

    Jul 22, 2014, 10:40 AM EDT

    nbcsports11

    Click for the full schedule of games on NBC and NBCSN.

  10. Stars, Roussel agree on four-year, $8 million deal

    Jul 22, 2014, 10:19 AM EDT

    Antoine Roussel AP

    Had 14 goals and 15 assists, with 209 PIM, in 2013-14.

  11. Gunnarsson ‘on schedule’ after hip surgery

    Jul 22, 2014, 10:01 AM EDT

    Carl Gunnarsson Getty Images

    Excited to join “the toughest team” the Leafs played last season,

  12. PHT Morning Skate: Tallon loves Ekblad’s hands

    Jul 22, 2014, 8:00 AM EDT

    Dale Tallon Getty Images

    That and all the links to start your day.

Featured video

Bettman hears the boos in Philly
Top 10 NHL Player Searches
  1. S. Crosby (1796)
  2. D. Roy (1461)
  3. R. Nash (1434)
  4. L. Stempniak (1382)
  5. M. Ribeiro (1361)
  1. D. Cleary (1302)
  2. B. Morrow (1217)
  3. B. Dubinsky (1207)
  4. V. Sobotka (1156)
  5. P. Subban (1090)