• Oilers' Zack Kassian Appears to Kick Lightning's Erik Cernak with Skate on Video

    6 monthes ago - By Bleacher Report

    Edmonton Oilers right wing Zack Kassian was caught kicking Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Erik Cernak in the chest following a pile-up near the Oilers' blue line. Sportsnet had the footage: Diana C...
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  • Oilers burned by Kassian's kick, Draisaitl's mistake

    Oilers burned by Kassian's kick, Draisaitl's mistake

    6 monthes ago - By Sportsnet

    TAMPA, Fla. - Tough, fast, and with pretty good hands, Zack Kassian is the perfect sidekick for Connor McDavid.
    But the side kick he delivered to the chest of Tampa defenceman Erik Cernak on Thursday? That wasn't so perfect, and will quite possibly cost him another suspension.
    “He kicked me right in the chest, so luckily that wasn't higher,” Cernak told reporters after the game, a 3-1 Tampa victory over the Oilers. “I knew right away when he was on the ice he kicked me. I think he was a little bit mad and I asked him what was wrong with him, because that's not a right play to do on the...
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  • Oilers winger Zack Kassian appears to kick Lightning defenseman Erik Cernak

    6 monthes ago - By Yardbarker

    Zack Kassian is likely facing a suspension from the NHL for his actions on Thursday night. During the Edmonton Oilers' 3-1 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning, Kassian was one of three players down on the ice. As he tried to push himself out of the pile, he kicked Erik Cernak. Kassian's blade appeared to go straight into Cernak's chest. Kassian is notorious for dirty plays like this. He defended his actions after the game. “He was holding my leg, it was reactionary, I was just trying to get him off me, kick him off me. I was just trying to get my foot loose,” Kassian said via the Tampa Bay...
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  • Oilers' Zack Kassian in hot water again after kicking opponent in the chest with his skate

    6 monthes ago - By CBSSports

    Yeah, you can't do that
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  • Oilers' Zack Kassian kicks opponent in chest with skate during game

    Oilers' Zack Kassian kicks opponent in chest with skate during game

    6 monthes ago - By Sporting News

    It's the latest in a long line of discipline issues for Edmonton's Kassian.
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  • Lightning top Oilers for ninth straight victory

    6 monthes ago - By Sportsnet

    TAMPA, Fla. - Yanni Gourde scored a short-handed goal and Andrei Vasilevskiy finished with 29 saves to lift the Tampa Bay Lightning to their ninth straight victory, 3-1 over the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday night.
    Tampa Bay also won its 10th in a row at home.
    Vasilevskiy improved to 18-0-2 in his past 20 starts. Pat Maroon and Cedric Paquette also scored for the Lightning, who won despite playing without top two scorers Steven Stamkos and Nikita Kucherov.
    Caleb Jones scored for Edmonton, which played its second consecutive game without Connor McDavid, who is out 2-to-3 weeks with a thigh...
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  • Watch: Oilers' Kassian kicks Lightning's Cernak

    6 monthes ago - By TheScore

    Zack Kassian might be getting another call from the NHL's Department of Player Safety in the near future. The Edmonton Oilers forward kicked Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Erik Cernak while lying on the ice late in the first period Thursday night. Kassian was not penalized on the play. The 29-year-old was suspended two games in January for his role in an altercation with Calgary Flames winger Matthew Tkachuk. Copyright © 2020 Score Media Ventures Inc. All rights reserved. Certain content reproduced under license.
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