Taylor Hall Suspension - 2 games
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02-22-2013, 11:56 AM
Join Date: Apr 2010
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Hall intended to "light up" Clutterbuck, I think everyone can agree to that. It was the end of the game, the Oilers were losing, and Hall was frustrated. But where went wrong is he continued to reached out with the leg/hip after he realized that Clutterbuck not only DID NOT have the puck, and that he was going to miss his check on Clutterbuck.
There was approximately 1 second between the time Clutterbuck kicked the puck and the hit. Hall was well committed to the hit prior to any actual puck possession. Its not like the guy's gonna dive out of the way of the check because his opponent lost possession.
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