Vegas Golden Knights quarterback Ryan Reaves was under investigation during the team’s defeat to Colorado Avalanche on Sunday night in Game 1 of their playoff match.
Reeves was hit with two penalty shootouts and one penalty for roughing and hurting Avalanche defender Ryan Graves in the third period of Colorado’s explosive win. Reeves punched Graves in the back of the head. throw him into the ice and upon him as he fell
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The incident sparked criticism for Reeves.
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“I don̵7;t think you can call that physical condition, to be honest,” said Avalanche forward Gabriel Landescog. “Reeves was on a mission to hurt someone in threes and that’s what he went out and did. I’m sure the league will watch it. intending to hurt.”
Evander Kane of the San Jose Sharks, Reeves’ rival on the ice. also teased him on Twitter.
“Instead of pausing They should have played him 20 minutes a night for the rest of the series,” Kane tweeted.
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Reaves is facing a possible suspension for his actions. He was suspended one game in last year’s playoffs and three in 2016 due to a dangerous hit.