Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 05/17/07 at 06:26 PM ET
from the CP via the Hockey News,
Veteran Anaheim Ducks defenceman Sean O’Donnell remembers a time when if one team got a big lead in an NHL game, they eased off the hitting and just tried to get through the night without anyone getting hurt.
Not any more. “What I’m amazed at is a team can be up 6-0 and some of the players on the team that is up are still running guys and doing late hits,” O’Donnell said shaking his head prior to the Ducks facing the Detroit Red Wings Thursday in Game 4 of the NHL Western Conference final.
“It’s gotten bad in the last couple of years. . . . Head shots seem to be more common and late hits.”
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