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Aaron Volpatti Creates Havoc In San Jose

Aaron Volpatti of the Vancouver Canucks took out two San Jose players last night (both did return).

First this hit on Jason Demers….

Then a one punch knock-out of Brad Winchester…

Filed in: NHL Teams, San Jose Sharks, Vancouver Canucks, | KK Hockey | Permalink
  Tags: aaron+volpatti, brad+winchester

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Red Winger's avatar

I was impressed with this guy, the little I saw him last year. He certainly adds another dimension to the Canucks…if he can keep his head on straight.

Posted by Red Winger from Sault Ste Marie on 09/30/11 at 11:31 AM ET

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Those are 2 big dudes to take out. Holy Crap.

Thats great that Winchester goes to grab him and Volpatti just drills him. Great stuff.

Posted by callmedrw on 09/30/11 at 11:50 AM ET

hiero4life's avatar

Dam someone ate extra Wheaties in the morning.

Posted by hiero4life on 09/30/11 at 11:58 AM ET

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Good hit. Nothing wrong with that!!!

Posted by timbits on 09/30/11 at 12:12 PM ET

HockeytownOverhaul's avatar

looked shoulder on shoulder to me..

then to one punch KO Winnie?

Haven’t seen him before, can he actually play too?

Posted by HockeytownOverhaul on 09/30/11 at 01:10 PM ET

mrfluffy's avatar

Wow. He had himself a night. But why oh why do guys have to answer for good hits these days?

Posted by mrfluffy from Long Beach on 09/30/11 at 01:55 PM ET

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Valpatti proved one thing.  He is dirty and his style of play has no place in the NHL.  It wasnt his punch that took Winchester down but his knee to the groin.  Watch the replay you will see it very clearly. 

The hit on Demers would have been clean if it wasn’t late. 

Valpatti looked the fool in the previous game when he attempted to check Murray and Murray didn’t move and Valpatti ended on his butt and skated off never to return. 

These plays were to sooth his ego on a broadcast..

Kneeing someone in the groin is a move girls are taught for self defense.  Well done Valpatti, that is how low you stooped.

Posted by jpsf on 10/01/11 at 02:20 AM ET

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