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03-22-2012, 12:35 AM
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... and this is how you should react to an illegal hit.

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“I accept the NHL’s decision and ruling" Doan said. "I am thankful that Jamie Benn was not hurt on the play. I recognize how bad it looked but there was no intent to injure him. Jamie Benn is a class act and I appreciate how he handled everything. I apologize to the NHL, my teammates and our fans for missing the next three games as we continue to fight for a playoff spot.”
I don't remember if the question was asked here or another thread, but I think this statement makes it pretty clear Gaglardi and Doan aren't going to have any issues running a WHL team together.

That statement even makes me regret hopping Doan faces clean, on-ice justice by way of a fight next season. I still say players policing themselves is important, but this clearly isn't a guy that needs a reminder he screwed up or that those actions won't fly against Dallas players. Unlike Tootoo needing seem old fashioned, clean hockey justice after the Robidas fiasco several years ago.

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