Mar 26, 2014; Saint Paul, MN, USA; Minnesota Wild Right Wing Nino Niederreiter (22) and Vancouver Canucks defenseman Ryan Stanton (18) battle for the puck in the third period at Xcel Energy Center. The Canucks defeated the Wild 5-2. Mandatory Credit: Marilyn Indahl-USA TODAY Sports

Nino Niederreiter Won't Face Discipline For Hit on Burrows

Minnesota Wild forward will not face any supplemental discipline for his hit on Canucks foward Alex Burrows in the Wild’s 5-2 loss to Vancouver on Wednesday.

You can view the hit in question below:

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Niederreiter was given a two-minute interference penalty on the play. Burrows, who left the game after the hit, ultimately returned to play just over five minutes in the third period.

Sound off, FanSiders? Should Niederreiter have faced discipline for this hit, or was it just a little too late? Let us know your thoughts in the comment section below.


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