The 5+20 minute penalty on Emelin
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05-25-2010, 05:32 PM
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It would have been correct if the hit was on or below the knees and Jagr got realy hurt. As you can see on the video the contact was made above the knees which is considered a clean check.
It looked to me that Emelin lowered his body and contacted Jagr at the knee. The clip resulted in an injury so 5 and a game.
Being neutral and not a fan of either team - the correct call was made by the official IMHO.
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