Detroit Red Wings forward Justin Abdelkader might be in some trouble after laying out an opponent with a brutal headshot Monday night.
Aleksander Barkov of the Florida Panthers grabbed the puck in the Panthers’ zone when Abdelkader lit him up with a direct shot to his face. (RELATED: NHL Player’s Biggest Score Might Be His Smoking Hot Girlfriend [PHOTOS])
Barkov dropped to the ice clearly dazed and in pain after the head contact.
The NHL hasn’t announced if Abdelkader will be punished, but it’s a safe bet that the NHL will certainly hand down some form of disciplinary action. (RELATED: NHL Players Aren’t Going To Win So They Drop The Gloves And Square Up [VIDEO])