News Archives

Justin Abdelkader Injured After Illegal Hit from Deryk Engelland

December 15th, 2013 at 6:18 PM
By Frank Vajcner

Detroit Red Wings forward Justin Abdelkader was the latest Red Wing to be injured after Saturday's 4-1 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Abdelkader was injured after a hit to his head from the Penguins' Deryk Engelland.

Engelland was assessed a match penalty for an illegal check to the head, and promptly ejected from the game. He will have an in-person hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety on Wednesday.

Engelland likely faces a suspension of at least five games, due to the fact that Abdelkader was injured, and that he is a repeat offender after receiving supplemental discipline for a similar infraction in December 2011.

 

You need to satisfy your competitive drive, so why not beat our experts in fantasy football. At FightClub, our official Fantasy Football partner, you can change you team weekly and win cash. Get a free $5 credit when you sign up and try them out. And each week, Sports Media 101 will sweeten the pot and award the player with top points an extra $25. Match-up and show them how good you are. Can you handle FightClub?

Your man cave is your home field advantage for every game. When the game is on the line, you should be able to look around and be reminded of the great moments you've watched unfold in that very room! MJR Sports Integrity offers a wide range or team and player-specific memorabilia that can do just that and take your game day room to the next level. Find your inspiration at MJR Sports Integrity and will your team to victory!

Tags: Detroit, Detroit Red Wings, Hockey, NHL

Related posts

Leave a Reply

You must be logged in to post a comment.

Login with: