At the end of the second period between the Colorado Avalanche and the Vegas Golden Knights, defender Jack Johnson delivered a big hit on Keegan Kolesar.
As a result, Johnson got a 5 minute major for interference. It was a decision that stirred the emotions of fans, players, and experts.
Gabriel Landeskog, Colorado’s captain, for example, thought it was a clean hit.
There’s a lot of opinions about the hit on social media, and many agree that it was a harsh punishment. And it got even worse by the fact that Steven Stamkos didn’t even get a penalty call against Buffalo the other day.
So here’s Jack Johnson’s hit:
And here’s the hit that Steven Stamkos handed out.
What do you think of the hit and the interference major?