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04-03-2012, 11:17 AM
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Originally Posted by dubgeek View Post
I think the reason you don't see the team taking up for him more is a fear of going down a man. They always talk about how it's the retaliation that gets called, not the initial contact.

However, since the refs have proven loath to call it appropriately the Preds are likely going to have to take matters into their own hands to send a message early in every playoff series they play.
I've always assumed we don't start a huge scrum with teams that get in Peks' face because we're afraid of going on the PK for "roughing", although no one ever gets called when they start stuff with us. And also it's a double standard to let teams jump all over one of our guys then call a penalty if we "retaliate", or basically, stick up for him.

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