Canadiens' Chris Wideman suspended one game for headbutting Bruins' Erik Haula

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Montreal Canadiens defenseman Chris Wideman has actually gotten a one-game suspension for headbutting Boston Bruins forward Erik Haula throughout Boston’s 5-1 win on Monday. The event took place throughout a scrum in the 3rd duration of the contest.

During the scrum, Wideman was tangled up with Haula, pulled his head to the side, and clocked Haula in the head. Wideman was provided unsportsmanlike conduct and roughing charges for his actions at the time of the event.

Following the headbutt, Haula ended up being incensed and started punching Wideman while he was down on the ice. Haula wound up getting a five-minute charge for combating.

At the time of the run-in, the Bruins were leading the Canadiens 4-1 

Under the regards to the NHL’s Collective Bargaining Agreement and based upon his income, Wideman will be required to surrender $3,750.00 as an outcome of the suspension. The cash drawn from Wideman will go towards the Players’ Emergency Assistance Fund.

During the 2021-22 season, Wideman has actually signed up 9 points (2 objectives and 7 helps) in 23 video games. Wideman had actually signed a one-year handle the Canadiens in the 2021 offseason.

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