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03-04-2013, 04:41 PM
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Originally Posted by thefifagod View Post
I'm not sure if you played hockey but if you've ever been in that spot, it's hard not to go down easy. I don't think there was intent to injure either but he was vulnerable and hit him right in the numbers. And no, the Ennis hit didn't have anywhere near the injury potential even though it was a harder hit. Richards could have been paralyzed. Ennis could have been concussed or injured his shoulder. The hits just aren't comparable.
Ennis went headfirst into the boards. The potential for injury was just as great in my opinion. If you want one hit out of the game, you have to want the other as well.

And I'm not implying Richards sold anything, but he wasn't strong on his skates on that play.

Also, it has nothing to do with playing hockey or not. I'm aware of the physics in the situation.

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