As the horn sounded to end Nashville’s Game 1 playoff victory over the Detroit Red Wings, Predators defenseman Shea Weber pulled off a move that could put his status for Game 2 in jeopardy. After a scrum with Henrik Zetterberg in the corner, Weber punched Zetterberg in the back of the head, then slammed the Wings’ alternate captain into the glass.
Weber was assessed a two-minute roughing penalty — more or less a meaningless call, as time had expired — and Zetterberg stayed down on the ice, dazed, before skating off while yelling in the direction of the Predators.
Check out the video below. Should Weber be forced to sit Game 2?
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