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01-27-2013, 04:33 AM
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Originally Posted by vanuck View Post
Btw what did people think of the Edler hit on Perry? It seemed to me that he had legitimate beef - I actually thought we would get called for boarding there.

But it's tough too because Perry was leaning into the boards when Edler pushed him - obviously you don't want your guys injuring other players, but what's a D-man supposed to do in that situation?
I think this is a case of people showing their biases a bit.

The Edler hit was very borderline. It definitely wasn't a dive, and Edler has to have responsibility for not hitting a guy head-first into the boards when they're in that position. I'm more surprised that he didn't get the penalty than I would be if it were the other way around.

However, it wasn't nearly bad enough to justify the tantrum Perry threw.

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