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Red Wings F Gus Nyquist sends dirty cheap shot to Wild’s Spurgeon (VIDEO)


Detroit Red Wings forward Gus Nyquist could be in some hot water with the NHL Department of Player Safety after he sent a cheap shot high stick to the face of Minnesota’s Jared Spurgeon in the 1st period of their Sunday afternoon tilt in St. Paul.

Now, Nyquist isn’t known as a dirty player by any standards, but this was completely uncalled for and you can bet the incident will be reviewed for supplemental discipline. For what it’s worth, Nyquist was assessed a 4-minute double minor on the play and Spurgeon returned to the game later in the period. Is this worth a suspension or just a fine?

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