Martin Necas Punches Brock Nelson on the Bench After Huge Hit

Published April 21, 2023 at 10:11 PM
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The New York Islanders won the third game of their playoff series against the Carolina Hurricanes. The contest remained neck and neck until the Islanders broke away in the third period, scoring three quick goals to secure the win.

It all started when Jean-Gabriel Pageau knocked Martin Necas off his feet and behind the Islanders' bench. Necas didn't hesitate to land a punch on Brock Nelson before stepping back onto the ice.

Necas Punches Nelson on the Bench After Huge Hit

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As you can see in the video below, the coaching staff was far from pleased with Necas' behavior. Their frustration probably grew when they realized Necas wouldn't face any penalties for his actions.

While such incidents are rare, they remind us that the high-stakes nature of the playoffs can provoke intense emotions and unexpected flare-ups. As tensions continue to mount in the remaining games of the series, fans can anticipate more captivating moments. So, buckle up and enjoy the ride, folks!

As seen on Hockey Patrol - Crazy Sequence as Hurricanes Player Punches Islanders Player on the Bench
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