Sport Tom Wilson fined for controversial incident involving Buchnevich, Panarin
Capitals' Tom Wilson fined for punching Rangers' Pavel Buchnevich, not disciplined for Artemi Panarin slam
A second period scrum in front of the net led to a brawl between the two teamsWilson was given a double-minor penalty for roughing along with a 10-minute misconduct for his actions, while Panarin ended up leaving the game due to a lower body injury and didn't return.
$5K for a controversial incident most prominently involving Rangers forwards and . You can watch that violent scene in the video above this post’s headline.
While Rangers coach David Quinn described Panarin as “OK” following, Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman indicates that Panarin . There won’t be much time for tensions to settle down, either, as the Rangers and Capitals meet one more time in 2020-21 … on Wednesday.
(Rangers – Capitals airs on NBCSN on Wednesday, with pre-game coverage starting at 6:30 p.m. ET..)
Rangers’ Buchnevich to have hearing for high-sticking Mantha
The Rangers forward was given a major and game misconduct early in the second period.Pavel Buchnevich will have a hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety for “high-sticking” Anthony Mantha during Wednesday’s game.
Interestingly, the Department of Player Safety tweet only mentions Tom Wilson and Pavel Buchnevich, not Panarin or other Rangers.
Washington’s Tom Wilson has been fined $5,000, the maximum allowable under the CBA, for Roughing NY Rangers’ Pavel Buchnevich.
— NHL Player Safety (@NHLPlayerSafety)
Wilson did not get ejected following the incident. Instead, he received four minutes for two roughing penalties, plus a misconduct. He ended up scoring an empty-netter to close out the game.
Rangers, Capitals, hockey fans react to incident
Following the contest, Rangers coach David Quinn and forwardboth called out Tom Wilson for his actions. Quinn said that Tom Wilson while Zibanejad provided this reaction:
Capitals-Rangers stream: How to watch Wednesday Night Hockey
Coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN and the NBC Sports app.The Rangers host the Capitals on Wednesday to wrap up their eight-game regular-season series against one another. New York was eliminated from playoff contention for the third time in the last four seasons after falling 6-3 to Washington on Monday night.
"I figured you should have some more respect for the game and for the players…it's just horrible. Zero respect. I don't know why I'm surprised" – Mika Zibanejad on the Tom Wilson incident tonight
— Rangers Videos (@SNYRangers)
Capitals coach Peter Laviolette saw it differently.
“I thought it was just a scrum, like a physical play,” Laviolette said,. “There was something going on originally with the goalie and they’re jamming at the goalie and a bunch of players jump in there. It happens a lot.”
Again, Tom Wilson stirred up a ton ofin the hockey world. (The Capitals that fanned the flames.)
Larry Brooks of the New York Post called for the NHLTom Wilson. Some believed that .
Following the decision,called it “a joke” and said the league is sending a bad message.
Rangers lose again, important offseason inches closer
It hasn't exactly been a quiet week for the New York Rangers. © Getty Images The night after their fight-filled melee with the Washington Capitals, the Rangers played shorthanded against another East playoff team, the Bruins, and took a 4-0 loss. With one game left, also against the Bruins, the team is clearly moving on to the offseason. There’s no clearer sign of that than the team firing president John Davidson and general manager Jeff Groton earlier this week.
Full answer from Ryan Strome on Tom Wilson:
— Stephen Whyno (@SWhyno)
Wherever you stand, the verdict is in: no suspension, just a fine, for Tom Wilson.
Tom Wilson suspension history
To review, Tom Wilson has been suspended five times by the NHL. Here’s a rundown of those incidents, including dates.
- Sept. 22. 2017: for a hit on Blues forward .
- Oct. 1, 2017: The NHL suspended Tom Wilson for boarding , also of the Blues.
- May 1, 2018: for an illegal check to the head of (Penguins).
- Sept. 20, 2018: Tom Wilson for an illegal hit to the head of , also of the Blues. Eventually, Wilson was able to reduce that suspension .
- March 6, 2021: Earlier this season, for a hit on of the Bruins. In that case, Wilson decided not to appeal the suspension.
In addition to those five suspensions, the NHL also fined Tom Wilson three times. The most recent, of course, was this incident involving Panarin and Buchnevich.
Rita Wilson gushes about husband Tom Hanks on 33rd anniversary
The happy couple celebrated their 33rd wedding anniversary by sharing a photo to the 64-year-old's Instagram account, which showed the pair spending time together.The happy couple celebrated their 33rd wedding anniversary and Wilson marked the occasion with a sweet message shared to social media, accompanied by a throwback photo from one of the couple's romantic vacations.
Along with that, Tom Wilson received a fine for kneeing (now-current teammate)Back in March 2015, the NHL .
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