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Nyquist high stick to Spurgeon (upd: suspended 6 games)

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02-12-2017, 02:51 PM
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Nyquist high stick to Spurgeon (upd: suspended 6 games)

That looked bad.

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That was really dirty.

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Absolutely disgusting.

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I don't know what the hell he was thinking.

That's 3-4 games WITHOUT a prior history.

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Should be suspended but wings in playoff race

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We're losing defensemen left and right.

Should be a suspension.

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4 minute penalty.

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That should easily be a 4-5 game suspension. What a joke he only got 4 minutes.

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We're losing defensemen left and right.

Should be a suspension.
I'd be shocked if Spurgeon wasn't back because he just got his cheek cut.

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Hooboy, that looked bad in that gif.

Staring straight at him, stick right to the mouth/cheek

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Wtf is that? Brutal.

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Hope Spurgeon is ok.

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No question that was incredibly dirty. But wouldn't you also consider that spearing?

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I'd have no issue if he got 10 games for that. wow that was bad.

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Is there a full video? Looks bad on that gif but there really isn't any context.

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Hope Spurgeon is ok.
he is back on the ice so thats good

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Is there a full video? looks bad on that gif but there really isn't any context.
https://streamable.com/4v7bm

It looks just as bad if not worse with the context.

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Is there a full video? Looks bad on that gif but there really isn't any context.
What kind of context would make it acceptable?

Only thing that happened was a casual crosscheck.

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First Duncan Keith now Nyquist with the deliberate slash to the face. Kinda wonder why the Wild players get smacked in the face

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That should be like 12-15 games. Will get 2.

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Terrible play from Nyquist, and really dangerous. I get that players retaliate for things, but you should definitely not be using your stick like that to do so. Should be a suspension, but with the NHL this year, who knows.

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Love how the announcers were saying "Nyquist wasn't that kind of guy." Welll.........now he is.

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That's... a face spear? Wow. Totally uncharacteristic, but he deserves a couple of games.

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What kind of context would make it acceptable?

Only thing that happened was a casual crosscheck.
Not denying it's bad, just wondering where the puck is in relation to the play and how it looks in normal speed.

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