Zadorov sending Kane flying over the boards
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Nikita Zadorov sends Evander Kane flying over the boards during game 3

Published May 13, 2024 at 9:13
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Right from the start of game 3, everybody knew this series between the Canucks and Oilers would be extremely intense and emotions would run high.

During the final minutes of play of the second period, Canucks defenceman Nikita Zadorov seized the opportunity to improve his value and delivered a huge hit on Evander Kane. Not only was the hit massive, but Zadorov sent Kane flying into his team's bench.

Nikita Zadorov just hit Evander Kane INTO THE OILERS BENCH 😱




Upon further review the referees discussed the events and it turned out that Kane held Zadorov's stick. As of a result to that the referee handed out 2-minute minors to both players.

Nikita Zadorov dumps Evander Kane into the bench, but put a bit too much mustard on it and is going to get the gait for roughing.

Zadorov protests that Kane was holding his stick. And the officials call off-setting minors. #Canucks

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Nikita Zadorov sends Evander Kane flying over the boards during game 3

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