Watch: Ducks’ Antoine Vermette ejected for hitting official with stick

NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 07:  Antoine Vermette #50 of the Anaheim Ducks looks on during a face-off against J.T. Miller #10 of the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden on February 7, 2017 in New York City. The New York Rangers won 4-1. (Photo by Jared Silber/NHLI via Getty Images)

Anaheim Ducks center Antoine Vermette was ejected from Tuesday’s game against the Minnesota Wild for slashing an official with his stick.

The incident took place in the third period.

Watch the play below:

The hit is not as bad as last year's incident by Calgary’s Dennis Wideman, who resulted in a 20-game suspension for hitting linesman Don Henderson.

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