Nazem Kadri Ejected For Cross-Checking Jake DeBrusk After Hit On Patrick Marleau

  • Nazem Kadri took exception to Jake DeBrusk’s hit on Patrick Marleau and responded with a cross-check resulting in him being ejected from the game.
  • Kadri knows he’s done something terribly wrong
  • He has been offered an in-person hearing for Cross-checking Boston’s Jake DeBrusk.
  • This detail is important because it means that there is a possibility he’ll be suspend for more than five games.


  • The Boston Bruins and Toronto Maple Leafs played a physical Game 2 with a lot of big hits and scrums.
  • Things got quickly out of hands in this one.
  • Kadri decided to take revenge for an earlier Jake DeBrusk borderline hit.
  • It was a useless and violent gesture.
  • For what it’s worth, Jake DeBrusk is not expected to receive any supplemental discipline for his hit on Nazem Kadri late in the second period.
  • Kadri also received a suspension of three games last year for a gesture committed in very similar circumstances .
  • That will be taken in consideration by the safety department committee.

All Big Hits & Scrums From Physical Game 2 Between Maple Leafs And Bruins


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