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05-21-2010, 03:09 PM
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Originally Posted by TheLegendkiller View Post
Is it the Booth hit?
As inane as it sounds, yes. People are always quick to label players as dirty/cheap/cowardly and given the devastating result of this entirely clean hit, Richards began to be viewed negatively. "Fans" of the game then began chomping at the bit for any justification for their dislike -- specious as it may be. That's why you've seen idiots claiming the Krejci hit was dirty when (I believe) even he stated it was perfectly fine.

Not a Flyers fan, not a Habs fan (despite my location), and Richards is easily my favorite player in the league. Everything you'd want in a forward: skill, heart, phenomenal hockey IQ, physicality, etc.

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