In case you missed it last night, Vancouver Canucks defenceman Alex Edler was assessed a five minute major and a game misconduct penalty for an extremely dangerous knee on knee hit on Toronto Maple Leafs forward Zach Hyman.
Here's the hit in question:
Ugly hit, clearly not intentional from Edler but ugly nonetheless. As a result Edler has earned himself a hearing with NHL Player Safety.
The veteran defenceman is not a dirty player and clearly just missed his first run at Hyman, but... you can't stick a leg out like that. Ever. There's no need to hang a leg in any situation. Here's hoping that Hyman doesn't suffer any lasting damage from such a dirty hit.