Artemi Panarin missing Tuesday’s Columbus Blue Jackets game due to illness led to some speculation that the absence was more trade-related. Columbus head coach John Tortorella is here to assure everyone that is not the case.

Tortorella shared graphic details of Panarin’s illness to clear up the questions.

“He’s SICK… he s— his pants and he’s puking his guts out,” Tortorella saidpregame, via TSN’s John Lu.