The Department of Player Safety has suspended Panthers defenceman Michael Matheson for two games for his illegal play on Elias Petterson. Ultimately, the DoPS suspended Matheson for the choke-slam, claiming “this is not a hockey play.” Florida’s Mike Matheson suspended two games for interference/unsportsmanlike conduct on Vancouver’s Elias Pettersson. https://t.co/Dw2BZfVIvL — NHL Player Safety (@NHLPlayerSafety)…
https://canucksarmy.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2018/10/Oct-16th-heatmap.jpg?w=300The Rundown After every Canuck fans worst nightmare came true Saturday night against the Florida Panthers, the Vancouver Canucks had to play their first game with Elias Pettersson out with an injury tonight versus the Pittsburgh Penguins. With a mini 2 game win streak as a reward for their great play in the state of…
https://images.glaciermedia.ca/polopoly_fs/1.23069932.1508503162!/fileImage/httpImage/image.png_gen/derivatives/landscape_300/i-watched-this-game-iwtg-banner.pngThe primary question heading into this game against the Pittsburgh Penguins: how would the Canucks perform without Elias Pettersson in the lineup? Could the Canucks win without their 19-year-old star putting up points, particularly when he’s been the catalyst for the offence, scoring their first goal in four of their five games?