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Edmonton Oilers Connor McDavid being cross checked in the head by Vancouver Canucks defenseman Carson Soucy.
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Carson Soucy set to face suspension for dirty cross-check on McDavid

Published May 13, 2024 at 11:17
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Last night Edmonton Oilers forward Connor McDavid was taken down with a huge hit from Vancouver Canucks defenseman Carson Soucy. Today an NHL insider has announced Carson Soucy is facing discipline.

The Vancouver Canucks took down the Edmonton Oilers last night in Game 3. Despite the win, Canucks defenseman Carson Soucy might have made a crucial error that could impact the series. With his team already guaranteed the win Carson Soucy gave out a huge cross-check to Connor McDavid.

Connor McDavid took a beating after the final horn





With Connor McDavid potentially injured due to the hit the NHL is now looking into potential discipline for Carson Soucy. According to Elliotte Friedman Carson Soucy will have a meeting with the NHL's Department of Player Safety.

Sounds like there will be a hearing for Carson Soucy out of the end-of-game scrum in Edmonton last night


Now the waiting game begins. If the hearing is an in-person hearing that could mean a significant suspension for Carson Soucy. If it is via phone a one-game suspension or a fine is the most likely outcome.

Carson Soucy will have a phone hearing with
@NHLPlayerSafety
for cross-checking Connor McDavid at the end of Game 3


As more information is provided on the potential punishment of Carson Soucy ahead of Game 4 we will pass that information along to you.
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