Alexander Romanov has already been punished with his new team

Published October 9, 2022 at 11:41
BY JEFF DROUIN

Last night, during the physical game between the Islanders and the Rangers, the young defenseman Alexander Romanov quickly made his presence felt, literally crushing Vincent Trocheck.

See the sequence:


Here's the slow-mo:



Well because of that solid check, Romanov was just punished by the National Hockey League for the very first time with his new team.

"Alexander Romanov of the New York Islanders has been fined $5,000, the maximum allowed under the collective bargaining agreement, for charging Vincent Trocheck of the Rangers." - NHL Department of Player Safety

So we're talking about a maximum fine for Romanov here, but not a suspension. Do you think the check deserved a penalty?

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Alexander Romanov has already been punished with his new team

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