Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 10/09/11 at 12:27 PM ET
from Aaron Portzline of Puck-Rakers,
Minnesota Wild forward Pierre-Marc Bouchard has a hearing with the league today after his swinging highstick to the face of Blue Jackets winger Matt Calvert late in the second period of Saturday’s game. News of the hearing was first reported by Sportsnet’s Nick Kypreos….
“It’s definitely an attempt to injure,” Arniel said. “Our whole bench saw it. Their whole bench saw it.
“We want to talk about getting hit from behind and shots to the head, but we allow a guy to stay in the game after taking a baseball swing at a guy’s face? That’s a joke.”
added 2:58pm, video of the stick swing can be seen below…
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