The NY Rangers have released a statement expressing their disappointment with how the NHL handled the Tom Wilson incident during last night's game against the Capitals.
Wilson was fined $5,000, but the Rangers, along with man fans, believe he should've been suspended.
In the statement, the Rangers said:
The New York Rangers are extremely disappointed that Capitals forward Tom Wilson was not suspended for his horrifying act of violence last night at Madison Square Garden. Wilson is a repeat offender with a long history of these type of acts and we find it shocking that the NHL and their Department of Player Safety failed to take the appropriate action and suspend him indefinitely. Wilson’s dangerous and reckless actions caused an injury to Artemi Panarin that will prevent him from playing again this season. We view this as a dereliction of duty by NHL Head of Player Safety, George Parros, and believe he is unfit to continue in his current role.
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