The Rangers held nothing again after one other Tom Wilson incident.
Within the second interval of Wednesday evening’s Rangers-Capitals matchup, the controversial Capitals winger nailed a susceptible Pavel Buchnevich at the back of the top throughout a stoppage in play.
The play sparked a large brawl between Wilson and Rangers gamers, with Wilson grabbing a helmet-les Artemi Panarin by the hair and slamming him right down to the ice. Wilson’s conduct resulted in a 10-minute misconduct penalty.
Artemiy Panarin reacts to Tom Wilson, the Rangers and Caps get right into a scrum, and Wilson finally ends up wrestling Panarin to the ice… pic.twitter.com/OvCeGkDJyF
— Shayna (@hayyyshayyy) Could 4, 2021
Rangers head coach David Quinn and different New York gamers responded to Wilson’s play following the sport final evening.
All of us noticed it. There are strains that may’t be crossed on this recreation. There’s simply zero respect for the sport usually. You bought one of many star gamers on this league now that might have gotten critically, critically harm in that incident. You all noticed what occurred, and it occurs time and time once more with him. Completely pointless.
“All of us noticed it. There’s strains that may’t be crossed…one of many star gamers on this league now who may have been critically critically harm in that incident” – David Quinn on the Tom Wilson incident with Artemi Panarin and Pavel Buchnevich pic.twitter.com/jDxrvNpyQ3
— Rangers Movies (@SNYRangers) Could 4, 2021
Rangers star Mika Zibanejad additionally chimed in.
I figured it is best to have some extra respect for the sport and for the gamers. I do not truthfully know the place to begin. It is simply horrible. Zero respect. I do not know why I am shocked. It is simply horrible.
The Capitals’ official Twitter account additionally tweeted a picture within the wake of the brawl, nevertheless it was shortly deleted.
After Tom Wilson does some actually deplorable stuff to Buchnevich and Panarin, the official Washington Capitals twitter account posts this… Simply out of phrases on this one. @NHL must intervene on this IMO on a couple of degree. pic.twitter.com/BYT0JZ7wsx
— Fred (@fachleyy) Could 4, 2021
Rangers star Artemi Panarin was dominated out for the remainder of the sport (and the season) after the kerfuffle with a lower-body damage.
Wilson has a historical past of suspensions within the league, gaining notoriety as one of many NHL’s most soiled gamers. Now we’ll see whether or not the NHL decides handy him his fifth suspension.