Trevor Zegras, Troy Stecher conflict over ‘inappropriate feedback’
Anaheim Geese star ahead Trevor Zegras got here beneath fireplace on-line after he appeared to say one thing to upset Arizona Coyotes defenseman Troy Stecher of their sport at Honda Heart on Saturday.
With over six minutes left within the second interval and the sport tied at one apiece, Zegras cross-checked Coyotes’ ahead Barrett Hayton behind the top whereas he was down, prompting a scuffle within the nook of the rink. Because the mud settled, Stecher had a couple of phrases for Zegras, triggering an animated retort from the Anaheim star.
Zegras could have gone over the road together with his trash discuss, as Stecher jumped at his opponent and needed to be restrained by officers because the pair jawed backwards and forwards. The dialog continued lengthy after Zegras was ushered to the penalty field, with Stecher visibly irritated by one thing Zegras stated.
Zegras was given a two-minute minor and 10-minute misconduct on the play.
Stecher continued pleading with referees and even some Geese gamers in between the benches, doubtless explaining what brought about him to react the way in which he did.
Because the clips made the rounds on social media, followers on-line started to invest about what Zegras may probably have stated to upset Stecher a lot. Many believed that the 21-year-old introduced up Stecher’s father, who handed away in 2020 attributable to a complication from diabetes.
PHNX Sports activities’ Craig Morgan reported Sunday that Zegras didn’t point out Stecher’s father within the scuffle, however that he did say one thing “very inappropriate”.
Zegras would add insult to harm earlier than the evening was over, scoring the sport profitable aim in additional time to safe the Geese’ 2-1 win.
Zegras is tied with Troy Terry for the crew scoring lead with 42 factors in 50 video games this season. Stecher has 4 factors in 50 video games with the Coyotes after signing a one-year contract within the offseason.
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