Red Wings prospect and Kitchener Rangers forward Givani Smith was facing a suspension for shoving a linesman in an altercation last Friday, and Kitchener is back in action this evening, so:
I checked the Ontario Hockey League’s website, the Rangers’ website, and the Kitchener-Waterloo Record for news regarding Smith’s suspension. According to the Record’s Josh Brown, Givani got very lucky:
– As of Thursday night, the OHL had not announced a suspension for Rangers F Givani Smith after his brush with an official in Tuesday’s game against Sarnia. UPDATE: After reviewing the play, the OHL had decided not to issue a suspension to Smith.