Edmonton Oilers star Connor McDavid’s agent blew up an NHL referee who refused to penalize Islanders defense Scott Mayfield for cross-checking forward Nikita Kucherov in Tampa Bay on Wednesday. .. Muddyed his status in Game 7 on Friday.
Agent Jeff Jackson retweets a tweet from TSN, analyst Craig Button guilty of Mayfield cross-checking Kucherov, and referee Chris Lee chose not to penalize play. Said “not acceptable”.
“How many games will Chris Lee refer to, pretending not to see explicit penalties?” Jackson said in a retweet. Another star came out! wake up! ””
Tampabay coach John Cooper didn’t get the latest information on Thursday about Kucherov’s status and potential for Round 7. A hit from Mayfield.
After the match, Cooper and Lightning went high road and didn’t complain about non-call.
“I know it happened near one of the officials, but he didn’t see it,” Cooper said.
Cooper said Lightning would be okay if the 28-year-old couldn’t play, as Kucherov missed the entire 56-game regular season after undergoing hip surgery in the off-season.
“We played 56 games without him. We won the game with him. We won without him.”
Game 7 no party
The Islanders will not have a watch party at the Coliseum in Round 7, as it does on Monday in Round 5. Tickets for $ 10 each were donated to charity, and Isles attracted 7,200 spectators announced on Monday. The Islanders lost to Game 5 8-0 at Tampa’s Amalie Arena.
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