The 5+20 minute penalty on Emelin
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05-25-2010, 04:40 PM
Join Date: Sep 2003
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Clipping is a great rule, because you try to protect the players from being deliberately injured by other players. Sometimes you see those clippings and you go ouch. It wasn't anything like that, Jagr's knee was fine.
If it was deliberate intent to injure then a match penalty would have been in order.
The check was low, delivered across the knees and Jagr suffered an injury. So 5 minutes and a game misconduct.
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