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02-24-2013, 10:30 PM
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Calgary, Alberta
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What does it have to do with the refs on the ice? They made the boarding call. This isn't like high-sticking, where it changes based on the outcome of the penalty.
I'm just pointing out that McDonagh bleeding is no indication of the kind of hit it was. A player with no visor experiencing exactly the same hit wouldn't have been bleeding.
Okay, then I guess I may have it wrong. My understanding was that if a head injury was apparent (bleeding from the head would be a head injury) on a boarding, that a 5 minute major would be imposed.
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