Thread: Injury Report: Miettinen OUT Indefinitely
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10-30-2010, 07:47 PM
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Originally Posted by nickschultzfan View Post
I just have to disagree. That kind of hit has been one of the dirtiest in hockey at all age groups. It's because there is just no way to protect yourself from that hit.

There are so many different penalties for far less dangerous plays. As somebody said, the rule was designed to prevent that exact type of hit. It textbook violation.

You just don't mess around when it comes to hits to the head. Hit the body. Not the head. It's that simple.
Completely agree. The replay clearly shows Brown's shoulder hitting Miettinen's head. That was a good call. I do agree with those saying no suspension was required for this one.

As it was called and handled by both the ref and the league was perfect IMO.

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