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05-16-2013, 08:37 AM
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Originally Posted by tailgunner View Post
everyone makes a big deal about that incident. but the reality is the league came out with the 3rd man in rule and you would get thrown out of the game if you jumped into 3rd man situation. it was a game 7 and no one on the Rangers wanted to get thrown out of a game 7
Hadfield was injured and basically useless to the team. He was the captain. He should have jumped in and saved his teammate from a beating. Emile Francis was so pissed off that he traded Hadfield to Pittsburgh 2 weeks later for a bag of pucks.

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