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04-12-2012, 02:23 AM
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Originally Posted by Tonellisghost View Post
Some useless call up scrub for the cheapest team in hockey comes out and takes out an impact player from any team and there better be a suspension to go along with this.

It was very dirty AND the league in its infinite B.S. has said that it is "cracking down on these sort of hits from behind".

If they are then this scrub will get his ticket back off the ice for a few games.

3 teams in 3 years for a 6'5" guy who has spent 10 games in the NHL with the casucks, 7 games with FLA and 45 games in Boston 3 years ago says scrub to me.

I thought the league was also cutting down on allowing teams to call up goon/cheap shot artists prior to the playoffs too.
That hit was MUCH MUCH worse than the weak rub that Stoll gave Ian White in last year's playoffs, which resulted in a suspension.

Depending on whether or not Bitz gets suspended, I guess we'll find out if that was a "make-up call" by Shanahan since the refs didn't call a penalty on Stoll on that play, or if they are serious about these hits.

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