• Canucks rip 'dirty' hit on rookie Elias Pettersson: 'Looked like WWE to me'

    1 month ago - By USA Today

    Star rookie Elias Pettersson was hit and body slammed by Panthers defenseman Mike Matheson, a play that had the Canucks fuming.
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  • Canucks prove winning matters in handling of Pettersson hit

    Canucks prove winning matters in handling of Pettersson hit

    1 month ago - By Sportsnet

    FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. - An eye for an eye makes everyone blind, but at least in Vancouver there would be a lot of happy people in the dark.
    Canuck Nation, which is often angry (waiting 49 years for a Stanley Cup tends to perturb folks), was mostly apoplectic Saturday night when star rookie Elias Pettersson was body-slammed to the ice by Florida Panther defenceman Mike Matheson during Vancouver's 3-2 win.
    Pettersson had just scored his fifth goal in five game, leads all National Hockey League rookies in scoring and is the most electrifying Canuck prospect since Pavel Bure rocketed to the...
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  • Panthers' Matheson to have hearing for hit on Canucks' Pettersson

    Panthers' Matheson to have hearing for hit on Canucks' Pettersson

    1 month ago - By TheScore

    Florida Panthers defenseman Mike Matheson will have a hearing with the NHL's Department of Player Safety on Monday for interference/ unsportsmanlike conduct on Vancouver Canucks forward Elias Pettersson , the department announced Sunday. Pettersson was forced from Saturday's game after taking a big hit from Matheson behind the Panthers' goal in the third period. The 19-year-old subsequently missed the final 16 minutes of the game. Related: Green calls Matheson's hit, throw down of Pettersson 'dirty play' Luckily for the club, the rookie phenom was feeling "a little better" after a night of...
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  • Panthers' Matheson to have DoPS hearing for slamming Pettersson to ice

    1 month ago - By ProHockeyTalk

    Pettersson left Saturday's game in the third period.
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  • Mike Matheson will have a hearing Monday - Mike Matheson | FLA

    1 month ago - By Rotoworld

    Mike Matheson will have a hearing Monday for interference/unsportsmanlike conduct on Vancouver's Elias Pettersson.
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  • Panthers' Matheson to have hearing for hit on Canucks' Pettersson

    1 month ago - By Sportsnet

    Florida Panthers defenceman Michael Matheson will have a phone hearing with the NHL supplemental discipline department for his hit on Vancouver Canucks rookie Elias Pettersson .
    A NHL phone hearing will take place between NHL supplemental discipline department and FlaPanthers Matheson for hit on Canucks rookie sensation Pettersson. A hit that led to his head injury. Sportsnet hockeynight
    - Nick Kypreos October 14, 2018
    Matheson hit Pettersson and drove him into the ice early in the third period of Saturday's game. The 19-year-old Swede appeared woozy and had to be assisted to the locker...
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  • Phone hearing set for Panthers' Matheson after hit on Canucks' Pettersson: report

    Phone hearing set for Panthers' Matheson after hit on Canucks' Pettersson: report

    1 month ago - By CBC

    Florida Panthers defenceman Michael Matheson may be facing supplemental disicpline after his hit on Vancouver Canucks rookie Elias Pettersson on Saturday night.
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