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Malkin: Some might say "vicious" head shot to Wheeler [Mod Warning #172]

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02-16-2017, 08:37 PM
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It absolutely was.

I understand your biased, but holy christ.
Byfuglien hit on Schultz was worse.

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I'm no Jets fan nor do I hate Pens but the angle from behind Malkin showed him clearly leaving his feet and the contact to the head. I'd say that could easily be 2 game suspension.

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Winnipeg headlines tomorrow: Malkin sets on-ice vertical leap record to make vicious, blatant headshot on an innocent Jets player who dindu nuffin. Bigg Buff and Lowry later consoled by grief councilors.
More accurate then saying it's not vicious

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Winnipeg headlines tomorrow: Malkin sets on-ice vertical leap record to make vicious, blatant headshot on an innocent Jets player who dindu nuffin. Bigg Buff and Lowry later consoled by grief councilors.
You don't know how to tell a joke eh?

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...I like Malkin (always pick him in my pool), but that was dirty...primary contact to the head (honestly looked like he targeted the head)...should be getting a call from Quintal...

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The problem is Wheeler realizes his defender in front of the net is Mark Stuart, so Wheeler has to make a play for the puck where subsequently Malkin delivered an illegal hit (in the sense that Malkin received a penalty for the hit).
Why is no one else blaming Stuart?!

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I can see it being a head shot, but I don't see anything vicious from it.

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Puck was long gone, thats bad

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all I see here is 2 min for embellishment.

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From the seats, yes. Down at ice level, though, it (most likely) wasn't.
Fair, then we can go to the blatant elbow Cole threw to Petan's head after the whistle. Point is neither team has been saints, and to say anyone deserves a concussion is very disrespectful.

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Ya. The Jets fans are the clueless ones. Sure. A head shot isn't a bad hit but you barely touch a penguin and the entire crowd acts like their player was just killed

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100% this.
What a cheap cop-out. Onus is on Malkin to not be stupid. Can't become a top 100 player when you play like a rat. Top 100 is for class acts

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The refs lost control of this game a long time ago. That said Malkin clearly jumped into the hit but it wasn't all that "vicious" especially in this particular game. I have no idea what the powers that be at NHL safety will decide.

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It's pretty obvious. Why else wouldn't he be there?
Are you not familiar with how players like Stevens, Lindros, & Messier played? You're obviously too young to have watched them but you can't be that oblivious to what kind of players they were.

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That should be a game or two. But because star player and Penguins, will be nothing

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What a cheap cop-out. Onus is on Malkin to not be stupid. Can't become a top 100 player when you play like a rat. Top 100 is for class acts
How do you expect people to take your opinion seriously here when you're not even trying to hide your hatred of Malkin?

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lmao good one.
Good one? Yeah. A high hit on Schultz' head against the boards, and a super late hit on Maatta - both of which have been out since. Been playing 4 D since the 3rd started. Wheeler was off the ice for maybe 3 minutes and that was after not getting a penalty for jumping into the pile on top of Malkin.

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Buff's hit was dirty too I'll admit that. But that shouldn't have any effect on whether Malkin's was dirty or not

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In their defense, their broadcast never mentioned the boarding by Buff or the late hit by Lowry. They are only seeing what their broadcast wants.
I won't comment on the fans, but your assessment of the broadcast is accurate.

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Buff's hit was dirty too I'll admit that. But that shouldn't have any effect on whether Malkin's was dirty or not
I think it's more a case of "an eye for an eye" more so than whether either one dirty is not (they both are).

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What a cheap cop-out. Onus is on Malkin to not be stupid. Can't become a top 100 player when you play like a rat. Top 100 is for class acts
Yep, class acts like Bobby Hull

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What a cheap cop-out. Onus is on Malkin to not be stupid. Can't become a top 100 player when you play like a rat. Top 100 is for class acts
I see your point, but your statement is incorrect.

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Are you not familiar with how players like Stevens, Lindros, & Messier played? You're obviously too young to have watched them but you can't be that oblivious to what kind of players they were.
All three were much better at the game, though.

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Open season on Jets players heads. Have er guys league won't do ****.

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Byfuglien hit on Schultz was worse.
The exact same thing happened to Scheif near the end of the second, and he went face first into the boards. The difference was Scheif was prepared for contact, so though he went face first into the boards, he wasn't hurt.

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Looks clean not aiming for the head

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