Boone Jenner Suspended 3 Games For Hit on Pettersson (MOD WARNING #422)
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12-24-2012, 04:02 PM
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Edmonton, AB
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A reckless late hit in an exhibition game? Where in history some Canadian orcs have tried to "set an example" before in practice games? Pettersson's tournament is over and more than that. People calling 3 games a joke, is the joke. The suspension was more than justified.
"... An injury is a huge deal to IIHF..."
It's the same in NHL, don't try to play martyrs
Except for the fact there is no way that is a 3 game suspension in the NHL.
They might have given him 5 minutes because an injury caused by a penalty, but the NHL focusus on the hit. Shoulder to shoulder, no elbow, and didn't leave his feet.
There's no doubt the hit was late, unnecessary, and a bit stupid, but let's not pretend the NHL and IIHF handle these matters in the same manner.
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