Thread: Injury Report: Hossa
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02-20-2013, 06:45 PM
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Originally Posted by Lemmiwinks View Post
Okay I'll accept that, as a Vancouver fan even I was like "come on, Hansen" when it happened. As good as he is, he's incredibly clumsy. When I saw the replay it definitely seemed unintentional, and just unfortunate that it was Hossa. Had it been any other player it would be a non issue, but he needed to be aware that it was Hossa there. In any case, I don't think he was targeting him, but I can understand why you guys are mad.
To me it looks like he intentionally meant to give him a shot, but not to necessarily hurt him. Plays like that happen all the time and players give that extra little jolt. 9/10 its no problem, it is just what happens in sports. The problem to me is that Hansen should have known better than to do that to a player who has a history of concussions and head trauma. That is just reckless to me.

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