Niklas Hjalmarsson Bounces Jason Pominville's Head Off The Glass

The NHL was big on cracking down on headshots on this season. Now, they have their first chance at sending a message about blindside shots. During the first period of the Chicago Blackhawks/Buffalo Sabres game, Niklas Hjalmarsson essentially bounced Jason Pominville's head off the glass.

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Hjalmarsson was given a five minute boarding major and a game misconduct. The NHL Wheel of Justice should spin on this hit, but the question will be for how long. The longer the suspension, the more of a statement the league will be making.

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(Video H/T: Kukla's Korner)

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