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- Greg Wyshynski is ESPN’s senior NHL creator.
The New York Rangers contain known as for the elimination of George Parros, head of the NHL Division of Participant Safety, after the league opted no longer to suspend Washington Capitals ahead Tom Wilson for a pair of incidents in a game Monday night.
Wilson was fined $5,000 by the NHL for punching Rangers ahead Pavel Buchnevich at the assist of the head while he was face-down on the ice throughout the second length of the Capitals’ 6-3 buy. Later, throughout a scrum between the groups, Wilson threw Rangers megastar ahead Artemi Panarin to the ice.
“The New York Rangers are extremely disenchanted that Capitals ahead Tom Wilson was no longer suspended for his horrifying act of violence final night at Madison Sq. Backyard. Wilson is a repeat offender with a long history of these selection of acts and we uncover it surprising that the NHL and their Division of Participant Safety didn’t take the correct action and suspend him indefinitely. Wilson’s harmful and reckless actions triggered an injure to Artemi Panarin that will pause him from playing yet again this season,” the Rangers said in a assertion.
The Rangers said Panarin suffered a decrease-physique injure that kept him out of the third length against Washington and ended his season with three games final. Wilson was given two minor roughing penalties and a 10-minute misconduct, but returned to the game in the third length to obtain a honest.
On Tuesday, it was announced that Wilson would no longer receive a listening to for the incident and was no longer penalized further for the altercation with Panarin.
“We glance this as a dereliction of responsibility by NHL Head of Participant Safety, George Parros, and have faith he is unfit to continue in his most in style role,” the Rangers said.
Parros succeeded Stephane Quintal as senior vice president of participant security in September of 2017. He played 474 games in the NHL as an enforcer for the Los Angeles Kings, Colorado Avalanche, Anaheim Ducks, Florida Panthers and Montreal Canadiens.