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12-27-2012, 04:28 PM
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Originally Posted by Pepper View Post
No, you missed the point once again.

What Shalunov was clearly illegal, 1 game suspension was warranted. But the difference is that Shalunov made a reactionary move whereas Jenner had all the time in the world to realize he was not going to hit Pettersson legally. If you can't see the difference, I dont know what to tell you.

You realize there was less than 1 second from the time the puck left Pettersson's stick until the hit right?

Late hit, don't get me wrong, and I think the 3 games for Jenner is appropriate given the injury to the player and his past suspension history. But that doesn't change the fact that crosschecking someone in the teeth is definitely dirtier than throwing a bodycheck a bit too late.

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