Thread: Concussions
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03-15-2011, 09:25 PM
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I don't think a lot of these headshots can be classified under "he had his head down." A lot of them are just guys charging at people and hitting them before the puck is there or too long after it's left.

Originally Posted by aragorn View Post
The ref should have called Steckel with interference for the late hit on Crosby, you see him skating away on the video not doing anything, it goes on & on. Make the calls that are already there in the rule book & prevent stuff from getting out of hand.
I agree in principle but the Crosby-Steckel thing was pretty much just Crosby running into Steckel. There are some instances where what the aggressor did just doesn't feel right despite being technically legal and might be worth suspending. This one was really just a guy bumping into another guy and getting a concussion.

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