UPDATE (2:14 pm): The Los Angeles Kings won’t have Milan Lucic in the lineup tonight, as the NHL handed him a one-game suspension on Sunday.
In case you missed it, Lucic delivered a “sucker punch” (the Department of Player Safety’s own words) to Kevin Connuaton of the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday. Lucic needed to be restrained by officials.
OK, it’s a little surprising that the league actually deemed it a sucker punch in its official release.
But it’s not all that astounding that Lucic’s latest scene of white-hot anger drew such attention.
The punch came the game before the Los Angeles Kings visit the San Jose Sharks at SAP Center on Sunday.
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