The Lightning beat the Oilers last night at Amalie Arena despite missing several stars to injury, but the bigger news came from Edmonton's Zack Kassian kicking Bolts' Erik Cernak IN THE CHEST w/ his SKATE!? Jerk.. watch it here
VIA USA Today: The NHL has had a handful of players injured this season when they were accidentally cut by skates.
But Thursday night, Edmonton Oilers forward Zack Kassian pushed Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Erik Cernak in the chest with his skate.
"He kicked me when he was on the ice," Cernak, who wasn't hurt, told reporters. "I think he was a little mad at me."
The incident occurred late in the first period. Kassian checked Cernak near the blue line. Oilers forward Josh Archibald then lost his balance and knocked over both two players.
Cernak held the two Oilers down and Kassian, after talking to him, pushed his skate into the Lightning defenseman's chest before getting up.
Cernak voiced his displeasure postgame w/ WDAE's Jay Recher...
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