Thread: Cheechoo Injury
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04-13-2007, 09:06 AM
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Originally Posted by J0e Th0rnton View Post
Even without the elbow and knee, this hit was extremely illegal by any hockey judgement. He lined Cheechoo up from opposite bluelines, and took charging strides(5 to 7, when 4 is enough to book you for charging), and he was headhunting a guy without a puck. If you know you do not have the puck, and have not for 3 seconds, then you are aware that you are not allowed to be hit legally and most players skate with their guard down until the puck touches their stick.
Scott Stevens disagrees.

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