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04-25-2013, 03:37 PM
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Originally Posted by BenedictGomez View Post
I commented on this in the GDT, it was a very dangerous play, and extremely irresponsible.
It's another example of how in the NHL, you generally only get punishment if someone gets hurt = dumb.

Since Gionta wasnt hurt = **crickets**

Had Gionta broken his leg or tore his ACL = 5 to 8 game suspension probably
I agree some what...but...I also equate this to leaving the bench during an altercation since he really wasn't even involved in the play.

Had I seen this happen..after the game I would have predicted 5 - 10 games. That was a complete disregard for safety and genuine spit in the face to sportsmanship. I think the last time I saw something this distasteful in the NHL, Chris Simon was slashing someone with his skate. I'm pissed for you guys.

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