As the Washington Capitals and Philadelphia Flyers exchanged goals in the second period, the game slowly escalated. A fight between Aaron Volpatti and Adam Hall did nothing to stop it.
It all came to a head when Tom Wilson charged Brayden Schenn behind the Philly net.
Schenn was shaken after the hit, requiring help to stay up.
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Wilson was issued five minutes for fighting, five for charging, and a game misconduct penalty. Mark Streit and Jacob Voracek scored on the ensuing five-minute power play.
Your thoughts? Wilson was definitely charging, but Schenn’s turn into vulnerable position might mitigate supplemental discipline. Still, put me down for 4 games based on the distance of the charge.