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03-10-2013, 10:33 PM
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In our zone, he was passed the puck on the goal line about three feet to the right of the goal. He spun away from pressure and was pushed from the side/back into the boards from a few feet away and landed awkwardly on his right arm / shoulder near the kick plate in the boards. He was in a whole lot of pain and holding his arm gingerly; could barely skate off the ice and needed a lot of help getting up.
Wasn't really a dirty hit really despite the description sounding like it was. It was just a really awkward fall. My face when I saw his face contorted in pain was somewhere between the following two smilies:
It wasn't necessarily a dirty hit, but it was a dangerous hit. Contact in the back, a couple of feet from the boards is a recipe for injury as we've seen the past two games.
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