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02-25-2013, 12:18 AM
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Originally Posted by chet1926 View Post
In a tie game in the 3rd there isn't much you can do, because you don't want to do anything stupid. Plus Hejduk wasn't injured, I also think the player hitting him did hold up a bit. If Hejduk had walked away injured I think you would have seen a bigger reaction. But I think we played it cool because of the game situation. And maybe next time we play them, somebody like Bordy might go out a police the situation. But honestly it really wasn't that big a deal.
Yea, I think ultimately it was smart they didn't do anything stupid, or lose their focus too much, but it seemed like going that far out of your way to make a dangerous hit on a guy like Hejduk, is usually a no no.

If it was McLeod, or someone they were pissed at I'd get it, but it wasn't just the normal finishing your check on Hejduk because he's there kind of play. He kind of targeted him for a big hit. You just don't do that to guys like Hejduk, who are in that Lady Byng mold of Sakic or Robataille.

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