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02-28-2013, 11:57 AM
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Originally Posted by OHLTG View Post
That type of reasoning bothers me. Two guys crunch players into the boards from behind: Player A hurts the guy for the season, while Player B has his guy out for one shift, then he's back on. Same hit, just different victims. Why should they get different penalties or suspensions? Penalize the intent, not the result. Everyone's body responds differently to situations. I was hit from behind playing hockey back in 2005. It wasn't vicious, but I didn't see it coming (head down, facing the corner). In the OHL, it'd have been two-min for CFB. I'm still feeling the effects.
I don't disagree with you, I'm just stating that the league has always been more harsh when the player is injured. See Michael Liambis on Ben Fanelli.

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