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NHL Player Safety announce punishment for Blues goaltender Jordan Binnington

Published February 18, 2024 at 3:11 PM
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NHL Player Safety has been very busy these last couple weeks, and this just adds to it.

St. Louis Blues' goaltender Jordan Binnington has been fined the maximum under the CBA, $5,000, for high-sticking Nashville Predators' Luke Evangelista.

«St. Louis' Jordan Binnington has been fined $5,000, the maximum allowable under the CBA, for high-sticking Nashville's Luke Evangelista.»




This is a video of the high-stick:


Even if this wasn't «intentional,» since Binnginton has a history of this stuff, he was never going to get the benefit of the doubt from the DoPS, or the fans. Of course goalies tap their sticks on the posts to gauge where they're at, but seeing that he clearly propped his stick up when Evangelista was turning the corner was going to get him something.

Plus, it was at the end of the game and he let in five goals. He was probably mad and decided to whack him in the face, knowing Binnington.

Binnington did in fact get a high-sticking call on that, which ended up being a two minute minor penalty but didn't carry out because it happened at 19:16 in the 3rd period.
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