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Kronwalled: Red Wings D levels Lightning’s Kucherov


James OBrien

Detroit Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall delivers such brutal hits that fans make his last name into a verb. Even the Red Wings got in on the act following his devastating check on Tampa Bay Lightning forward Nikita Kucherov:

As Yahoo’s Nick Cotsonika notes, the 34-year-old hasn’t been suspended despite quite the run of jaw-dropping hits. Judge that check - which didn’t draw a penalty - for yourself in the video below:

More than a few people believe that the Department of Player Safety should make a ruling on this, possibly for a Game 7 suspension:

Want it in GIF form too? Here it is: