Unpunished after beating Cedric Pacquiao in the head on Saturday, Florida Panthers forward Sam Bennett has finally been suspended for three games by the National Hockey League (NHL) Player Safety Department.
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This was announced by him on Sunday evening.
Bennett hit a Montreal Canadian player with a shoulder kick in the opening moments of the first period. The gesture took place in the enclave, in front of the Hobbs goalkeeper. Pacquete gave a few presentations before leaving the meeting for good.
Bennett scored the first goal of the game, then finished the brace at home favorites 5-2 at Sunrise. In 26 games in 2021-22, he hit the fourth overall selection goal 11 times in the 2014 entry draft and provided six assists for 17 points.
Center player misses duels with Calgary Flames (Tuesday), Dallas Stars (Thursday) and Carolina Hurricanes (Saturday).