After a somewhat bizarre Week 6 in the NFL, what can fans expect in Week 7? We take a look at the biggest storylines.
Andersson was assessed a match penalty after he caught Laine up high with a hit in the dying seconds of the game as the Blue Jackets forward tried to score on an empty net. Laine was slow to get up.
After the game, which Columbus won 3-1, Blue Jackets head coach Pascal Vincent said the hit from Andersson was definitely late and should hopefully lead to future discipline from the league.
Laine did not travel with the team and will not play in Saturday’s game against the Minnesota Wild. The team announced he will continue to be evaluated and is considered day-to-day.
“I see a hit to the head and (Andersson) lifting his feet,” Vincent said after the game. “I saw the replay. That’s illegal in my book. So we’ll let the NHL deal with it.”
The Blue Jackets are scheduled to play the Wild in St. Paul, Minn., which can be seen on Sportsnet+ at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT.