Blues Goaltender Jordan Binnington Throws Water Bottle at Avs’ Nazem Kadri During Interview, per Report
St. After colliding with Kadri in their first period, Louis suffered an early loss to Colorado in its final 5-2 defeat. As the All-Star defenseman explained what happened during his an interview with NHL on TNT after the game, Kadri encountered an unexpected interruption from off-camera.
“Just tried to poke the puck free, I think their weakside defenseman hit me and that’s what caused the collision. I’m glad he’s okay. I don’t know if he just threw water bottles at me but, I mean. Not much I can do, men,” Kadri said.
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The Athletic’s Peter Baugh later confirmed the off-screen distraction did, in fact, come from a disgruntled Binnington.
Blues head coach Craig Berube told reporters after the game Binnington, who won a Stanley Cup with St. Louis in 2019, is currently being evaluated for a lower body injury. The status of the former All-Star remains to be determined.
With the win, the Avalanche are now up 2-1 in their second-round series against the Blues. Game 4 is scheduled for Monday night at 9: 30 p.m. ET.
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