Anders Lee gets a kneeing major for this hit on Nico Hischier
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Anders Lee gets ejected for massive Hit on Nico Hischier

Published March 24, 2024 at 9:31 PM

Anders Lee of the New York Islanders will be lucky to escape extra punishment for a hit on Nico Hischier of the New Jersey Devils. Lee also got a game misconduct.

The Department of Player Safety may be taking a look at Anders Lee for this hit on Nico Hischier.

Anders Lee of the New York Islanders racked up a ton of penalties after this knee to Nico Hischier of the New Jersey Devils. After Hischier went down in pain, Devils teammate Timo Meier dropped the gloves with Lee. Unfortunately for him, Lee seemed to get more punches in.

"Anders Lee has been ejected for this knee on Nico Hischier 😬"

Anders Lee received two five minute majors; a five minute major for kneeing, and five for fighting. The Isles' Lee was also ejected from the game for the knee-on-knee hit on Devils' Hischierevils' Hi

The only saving grace for Lee right now is that Hischier returned for the third period, meaning he likely escaped long-term injury.

"Nico Hischier has returned for the start of the third period. #NJDevils"

With their backs against the wall, the New York Islanders were hoping more unlikely heroes would have moments. For that reason, the 33-year-old veteran Anders Lee was has been playing with Matthew Barzal and Hudson Fasching for the last couple of games. Going into this one, showed just what was at stake for both the New Jersey Devils and the New York Islanders.

"While it's not quite a 'loser leaves town' match, both teams need as many points as they can get as their playoff hopes appear to be dwindling."

The New Jersey Devils went on to win this one 4-0, putting another nail in the coffin of missing the post season for the New York Islanders.

Speaking of fights, Max Domi of the Toronto Maple Leafs got no approval from his dad for dropping the gloves on Saturday night
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Anders Lee gets ejected for massive Hit on Nico Hischier

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