Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Dalton Prout let loose this vicious series of cross-checks late in the third period of a 5-2 loss to the Penguins. This is no inadvertent penalty or being a bit overzealous; it’s straight-up assault on Sergei Plotnikov.

Prout was assessed a double-minor for his transgressions, and I’m guessing (hoping, really) he’ll be hearing from the NHL’s Department of Player Safety tomorrow.

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