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Winnipeg Jets’ Mark Scheifele says “the Department of Player Safety shut me down” in exit interview

Mark Scheifele (CP)

Mark Scheifele didn’t hold back when asked about not being available due to suspension in the Jets elimination.

“Obviously it’s crushing that my season was ended by that and I wasn’t able to play in this series” he said. ” I thought I’d be shut down by Phillip Danault, but it was the Department of Player Safety that shut me down.”

Mark Scheifele suspended for predatory hit on Jake Evans

The NHL Department of Payer Safety came down hard on Winnipeg Jets forward Mark Scheifele for his charge on Jake Evans.