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‘Going to Get Testy’: Islanders Angry w/ Matheson ‘Vicious Crosscheck’ – Pittsburgh Hockey Now

Mike Matheson was already on the New York Islanders radar. The current Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman, who is enjoying the beginning of what looks like a career resurgence, dished a hard hit last postseason which ended defenseman Johnny Boychucks career.
Thursday night, Matheson caught star center Mathew Barzal near the boards in the third period of the Penguins 4-1 win. Matheson was called for boarding, which was probably the right call, But New York head coach Barry Trotz called it a “vicious…

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