Jets’ Scheifele says family has been abused for hit on Evans

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Winnipeg Jets star Mark Schiefele is willing to accept his four-game suspension for his crushing blow that sent Montreal’s Jake Evans off the ice on a stretcher.

What’s not acceptable, he says, is the abuse directed at his family. “The bullying that they’ve gotten, online, phone calls. It’s pretty gross to see,” Schiefele, his voice catching, said during a video call Friday. “My parents are the salt of the earth. For my parents to get hate like that, and my . . .

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