Alex Chiasson spears Nick Cousins, faces consequences
Calgary forward was ejected early in the 1st period
Calgary Flames forward Alex Chiasson made an early exit in the first period of Wednesday night's game against the Philadelphia Flyers after spearing Nick Cousins.
He faced a five-minute major and game misconduct.
Alex Chiasson was just handed a five minute major and a game misconduct for this "spear" on Nick Cousins <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Flames?src=hash">#Flames</a> <a href="https://t.co/4wIbECnOBi">pic.twitter.com/4wIbECnOBi</a>—@shaynepasquino
NHL fans were split on how they felt about Chiasson's infraction.
Have I ever mentioned how much I am not a fan of Alex Chiasson? What an unnecessary spearing penalty.—@SamarSKhan
I don't know, I'm okay with Alex Chiasson spearing Nick Cousins.—@JDylanBurke
“I think Cousins has been poked harder on Facebook” <a href="https://twitter.com/nufced">@nufced</a> regarding spearing penalty on Alex Chiasson <a href="https://twitter.com/MBarkannCSN">@MBarkannCSN</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Flyers?src=hash">#Flyers</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/FlyersTalk?src=hash">#FlyersTalk</a>—@joe_fordyce
Alex Chiasson spearing.. are you kidding me?—@DeathIdol