Lost Hanson brother? J.T. Miller penalized for fighting with taped knuckles
File this under “Don’t see this every day or season.”
In a truly rare scene, New York Rangers forward J.T. Miller received a match penalty for fighting Sergey Kalinin with taped knuckles.
You can see the specific rule being broken here:
If you’re wondering if there were “put on the foil” and “Slap Shot” references, the answer is: of course there were.
You can see footage of that fight in the video above this post’s headline and also below.
Some believe that Kalinin got off the hook for doing the same:
He may get the last laugh, either way:
Gordie Howe Hat Trick for Sergey Kaliinin. Who predicted that?— Tom Gulitti (@TomGulittiNHL) February 24, 2016
The Devils ended up winning 5-2.