Jun 7, 2013, 3:02 PM EDT
Apparently the league did review the play, which didn’t result in a penalty on the ice.
It’s not clear why the league chose to give Penner a pass. That Bolland wasn’t injured was likely a factor. Perhaps the league felt it was a penalty, but not an offense that rose to the level of supplemental discipline. Or, for you cynical types, maybe it was an even-up no-call after Bolland’s hit that hurt Mike Richards in Game 1.
Penner/Bolland: A reflex forearm prior to a collision. Not predatory. Not retaliatory. No history. No Supplemental Discipline.—
NHL Player Safety (@NHLPlayerSafety) June 07, 2013
Here’s the play in full:
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