Bruins notebook: Head hit might cost Liles
TAMPA — John-Michael Liles could be getting a call from the NHL this morning.
During a first-period penalty kill, the light-hitting defenseman delivered a forearm to the head of Lightning forward Nikita Kucherov.
It was a bang-bang play at the Bruins blue line, as Noel Acciari was checking Kucherov and Liles cut over to lend a hand but clearly caught Kucherov in the head. Kucherov stayed down on the ice for a bit and went to the dressing room for the duration of the first period but returned for the second and played 16:33.
Liles, who never has been disciplined by the league, said it was... read more