Jan 2, 2014, 10:34 PM EDT
There was no penalty on the hit itself, however Phoenix defenseman Keith Yandle stepped in to fight MacKenzie.
In 39 games prior to Thursday, Ekman-Larsson had four goals and 22 points. Below is a video of the hit. At happens towards the bottom of the screen, at the Columbus blue line.
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