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04-24-2013, 11:37 AM
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Originally Posted by tigermask48 View Post
Yeah, the Wild feed looks like he lunges a bit as Pominville come at him. Brown still doesn't turn his head at all and honestly braces for a hit but has his elbow up due to the odd angle he was playing the puck. Not justifying, just trying to point out that it looked more that both were victims of the circumstances and nothing intentional. Probably a fine... But it's Shanaban so I wouldn't be shocked if he gets 20 games...
I'd give a suspension for the Roussel hit before this one. At least there you could make an argument that Brown targetted the head (though Roussel tried to sell that hard too). Here, Brown just braces for the hit and never even looks at the guy. If it was someone a little taller than Pominville hitting brown, it wouldn't even be an issue.

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