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02-09-2013, 11:42 PM
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Originally Posted by stakesishigh View Post
I'm glad you can appreciate the opposite way of thinking.

As much as it would've been ideal for Orr to wrestle with him a bit, if you're in the middle of a scrum and you get grabbed in the manner he did, you've gotta expect punches to be thrown both ways. He was the third man in.

Bourque apparently interpreted it differently and was thrown off guard, which made it look worse than it was.

We'll see whether Shanahan thinks anything in this game was suspension worthy but I won't be surprised if he doesn't.
I have no issues with Orr's punch to Bourque either. He was already engaged with Gio and Bourque came in there when Orr's head was down. He was already swinging and probably thought either I clock him or he clocks me.
I do think he tried to injure Plekanec though.

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