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03-18-2011, 05:05 PM
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Originally Posted by InRinneWeTrust View Post
Just my 2 cents, I'm totally OK with this. Some will say NHL being inconsistent in punishing hit to the head, which admittedly is hard to argue with. FWIW this incident seems to boil down to "no intent to injure = no suspension".
Agree. Kudos to the whoever posted the rulebook quote last night. Elbowing + injury to face or head = 5 + game automatic. Refs had no choice but i think it clearly wasnt intent to injure plus Horn doesnt have a rap sheet.

if the exact same elbow had been delivered, even inadvertently, by Tootoo, I have no doubt we'd be waving goodbye to him for 5 games or so...

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